Jorden

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9k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Jorden mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Jorden

"Jorden" is a name of French origin, and it means "Variant of Hebrew Jordan down flowing". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Jorden

Terry Melcher was a rock music and pop music record producer, session musician, and songwriter. Terry was given the name Terrence P. Jorden on February 8th, 1942 in New York City, New York, U.S. Terry is also known as Terry Day. He died on November 19th, 2004.

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James was born in 1954.

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Tim Jorden is a football player. Tim was born on October 30th, 1966 in Lakewood, Ohio.

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Edward was born in 1569. He left this life in 1633.

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Tony was born on January 28th, 1947 in Radlett.

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Edwin was born on August 30th, 1863 in Spring Hill, Pennsylvania. He died on September 7th, 1903.

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How popular is the baby name Jorden in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1903 5 0 5
1915 9 0 9
1918 7 0 7
1921 5 0 5
1924 5 0 5
1925 5 0 5
1928 7 0 7
1931 5 0 5
1950 7 0 7
1969 6 0 6
1973 6 0 6
1974 9 0 9
1975 5 0 5
1978 6 0 6
1979 8 0 8
1980 27 10 17
1981 22 6 16
1982 28 9 19
1983 27 5 22
1984 34 7 27
1985 54 14 40
1986 78 22 56
1987 77 26 51
1988 103 26 77
1989 144 59 85
1990 228 88 140
1991 235 84 151
1992 198 92 106
1993 256 95 161
1994 260 110 150
1995 265 111 154
1996 256 96 160
1997 287 105 182
1998 357 117 240
1999 292 101 191
2000 314 102 212
2001 329 105 224
2002 328 110 218
2003 347 107 240
2004 309 82 227
2005 358 88 270
2006 361 83 278
2007 403 63 340
2008 406 70 336
2009 391 52 339
2010 380 50 330
2011 390 44 346
2012 259 31 228
2013 252 30 222
2014 222 29 193
2015 177 22 155
2016 160 15 145
2017 122 22 100

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Popularity of Jorden as a first name

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Popularity of Jorden as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jorden U.S.
  White 59.82% 64.26%
  African American 32.80% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.13% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.26% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.63% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.35% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jorden

People with the last name Jorden are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Jorden

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  • How Popular is the name Jorden? Jorden is the 2,705th most popular name of all time. As a last name Jorden was the 15,194th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Jorden have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,831 babies born with the first name Jorden in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jorden to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jorden? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1903 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Jorden first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jorden is Wednesday, March 18th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Jorden born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jorden was in 2011 with a total of 346 babies.
  • Random Jorden Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jorden is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 16 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Jorden: Your name in reverse order is Nedroj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Odrejn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jorden? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,939 people with the last name Jorden.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jorden? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Jorden as their last name since less than 1 person in 152k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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