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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jourdan

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Alt. Meaning

J is for jolly, the fun side!

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

U is for upstanding, the honorable way to be

R is for rich, in the love from others

D is for dandy, a description of you!

A is for adorable, how precious

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Notable Persons Named Jourdan

Jourdan was given the name Jourdan Sherise Dunn on August 3rd, 1990.


Jourdan was born on October 6th, 1993 in Bend, Oregon, U.S.


Jourdan Lewis is a football player. Jourdan was born on August 31st, 1995.


Jourdan was born in 5.


Jourdan DeMuynck is a basketball player for the Perth Redbacks, Keravnos B.C., and KK MZT Skopje Aerodrom in the State Basketball League. He has been prominent since 2013. Jourdan was born on September 29th, 1990 in San Leandro, California.


Jourdan Sebastian is a musician. He has been prominent since 1999.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Jourdan

Louis Jourdan was an actor. He was most prominent from 1939 to 1992. Louis was given the name Louis Robert Gendre on June 19th, 1921 in Marseille, France. He died on February 14th, 2015.


Jean-Baptiste Jourdan is a military person. His military service ended in 1815.


Charles was born in 1883. He breathed his last breath on February 12th, 1976.


Catherine Jourdan was an actress. She was most prominent from 1950 to 1997. Catherine was born on October 12th, 1948 in Azay-le-Rideau. She died on February 18th, 2011.


Philippe Jean-Charles Jourdan is a christian bishop. Philippe was born on August 30th, 1960.


Diego was born on October 21st, 1977 in Montevideo.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1973 5 0 5
1978 6 0 6
1979 9 0 9
1980 19 12 7
1981 39 15 24
1982 27 6 21
1983 75 43 32
1984 38 18 20
1985 66 37 29
1986 97 56 41
1987 98 56 42
1988 113 73 40
1989 174 119 55
1990 270 181 89
1991 216 140 76
1992 196 141 55
1993 218 144 74
1994 193 122 71
1995 199 117 82
1996 180 105 75
1997 196 126 70
1998 181 116 65
1999 133 70 63
2000 154 90 64
2001 131 64 67
2002 143 81 62
2003 93 52 41
2004 69 28 41
2005 66 28 38
2006 60 29 31
2007 78 24 54
2008 61 25 36
2009 45 14 31
2010 45 13 32
2011 55 18 37
2012 29 8 21
2013 58 19 39
2014 51 27 24
2015 45 14 31
2016 49 21 28
2017 36 16 20
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

Where is the name Jourdan popular?

International Interest for Jourdan

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Jourdan as a first name

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Popularity of Jourdan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jourdan U.S.
  White 75.27% 64.26%
  African American 13.94% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.50% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 2.99% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.72% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.59% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jourdan

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

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Fun Facts about the name Jourdan

  • How Popular is the name Jourdan? Jourdan is the 4,341st most popular name of all time. As a last name Jourdan was the 11,965th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Jourdan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,016 babies born with the first name Jourdan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jourdan to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jourdan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1973 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Jourdan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jourdan is Monday, December 4th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Jourdan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jourdan was in 1990 with a total of 181 babies.
  • Random Jourdan Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jourdan is not a popular baby girl's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Jourdan: Your name in reverse order is Nadruoj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Orajndu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jourdan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,612 people with the last name Jourdan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jourdan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Jourdan as their last name since less than 1 person in 112k 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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