Surnames Giordano, Giordan, Giordani, Giordana, Giordanelli, Giordanengo, Giordanetti, Giordanetto, Giordaniello, Giordanino

Surnames Giordano, Giordan, Giordani, Giordana, Giordanelli, Giordanengo, Giordanetti, Giordanetto, Giordaniello, Giordanino

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Giordano is a very common surname in Campania and Piemonte, with ramifications also in other Italian regions. As a name, it originates from the Greek Iordànés, which in turn is inspired by the Aramaic Yurdenah and the Hebrew Yurdèn and means river with two arms. Used in the Latin form Iordanus with the Christian reference to the place where Jesus was baptized, the Jordan River at Palestrina.

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Giordano, Giordan, Giordani, Giordana, Giordanelli, Giordanengo, Giordanetti, Giordanetto, Giordaniello, Giordanino

Zordan, a typical Venetian surname, derives from the name Giordano, modified from the dialect.