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Jordan Family History

Jordan Name Meaning

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Jordan Families

Jordan census records

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Jordan Family Origin

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Jordan Family Occupations

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Military Service by Jordan

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