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Jordan Surname Origin

(origin Hebrew) The river of judgment. Jardain, Gaelic, the western river, with respect to the Euphrates. The name is derived from its two spring-heads, Jor and Dan
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.

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