Jordan (name)

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Jordan
Gender Unisex
Origin
Word/name Hebrew
Meaning Descend or flow down
Other names
Related names Jorden, Jourdan, Jordanus, Jordán, Jordyn, Jordin, Iordan, Iordáin,Jordy, Jordanina

The name 'he mate

can refer to several things. As a name, it comes from the Hebrew ירדן (Yarden), meaning "one who descends" or "to flow down" , and assimilated into Latin as Jordanus (or Jordana for a female).  In Arabic it is Urdunn, in Italian Giordano, in Spanish Jordán, in Portuguese [[Jordão he mate.'Jordaan, in French Jourdain, in Irish Iordáin, in Romanian Iordan, and in Catalan Jordà. Jordan can be either a given name (male or female) or a surname.

"Jordan" is also widely used as geographical name, such as in the Jordan River in the Middle East.

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