The name Jordan is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "flowing down". Jordan is ranked #73 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Saints' Names For Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Sibsets You Know".
From the experts:
Jordan became a huge unisex success in the heyday of basketball's Michael Jordan, and is still a popular name for children of both genders.The name was originally given to those baptized in holy water brought back by Crusaders from the River Jordan, the only river in Palestine, and the one in which Christ was baptized by John the Baptist.
Celebrities with sons and daughters named Jordan include Taylor Hanson, Dierks Bentley, Dr. Phil and Kenny Rogers.