Jordan Family History

Meaning of surname: Jordan

The name Jordan can refer to several things. As a name, it comes from the Hebrew ירדן‎ (Yarden), meaning "one who descends" or "to flow down". In Arabic it is Urdunn, in Italian Giordano, in Spanish Jordán, in Portuguese Jordão, in Dutch Jordaan, in French Jourdain, in Irish Iordáin, in Romanian, Iordan in Serbian, Srđan, and in Catalan Jordà. Jordan can be either a given name or a surname. As a given name, the English form is unisex, but other languages have feminine forms (in Italian Giordana, in Spanish and Portuguese Jordana, in French Jourdaine, etc.).

We found 5,972,884 Genealogy and Family History Records for Jordan in our Newspaper Archive.

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5,815,665 Digital Copies of Newspapers
70,926 Pictures of Obituaries
12,924 Government Documents
696 Historical Books
72,673 Social Security Death Records

Jordan Surname

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