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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jourdain

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Alt. Meaning

J is for joy, that you always bring.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

U is for useful, always to others.

R is for rock star, let it out!

D is for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

A is for adventure, take a new one today

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Notable Persons Named Jourdain

Jourdain Mbaynaissem is a sports team member for the Astres FC.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Jourdain

Michel Jourdain, Jr. is a nascar driver.


Lova Moor is a pop music singer, dancer, singing, and dance. Her career lasted from 1986 to 2003. Lova was given the name Marie-Claude Jourdain on March 5th, 1946. Lova is also known as Jourdain and Marie-Claude.


Eleanor was born in 1846. She breathed her last breath in 1924.


Philip Jourdain was an editor and mathematician. Philip was born in 1879 in Ashbourne, Derbyshire. He breathed his last breath in 1919.


Frantz Jourdain was an architect. Frantz was born on October 3rd, 1847 in Antwerp, Belgium. He died on August 22nd, 1935.


Francis Jourdain was a decorative artist and political activist. Francis was born on November 2nd, 1876. He breathed his last breath on December 31st, 1958.


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Popularity of Jourdain as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jourdain U.S.
  White 32.02% 64.26%
  African American 36.62% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 14.47% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 13.93% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jourdain

People with the last name Jourdain are most frequently White, African American, American Indian and Alaska Native, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Jourdain

  • How Popular is the name Jourdain? Jourdain is the 26,576th most popular name of all time. As a last name Jourdain was the 26,695th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Jourdain have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 205 babies born with the first name Jourdain in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jourdain to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jourdain? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1984 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Jourdain first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jourdain is Saturday, June 27th, 1903.
  • What year had the most people named Jourdain born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jourdain was in 1996 with a total of 20 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Jourdain: Your name in reverse order is Niadruoj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Doruijna. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jourdain? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 912 people with the last name Jourdain.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jourdain? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Jourdain as their last name since less than 1 person in 323k 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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