Baby name story: Jordan Hope

In September of 1960, the American hospital ship SS Hope traveled to Jakarta, Indonesia, on its maiden voyage.

In mid-December, the first baby was born aboard the ship. The baby girl was named Mada Jordan Hope — “Hope” for the ship, and “Jordan” for the midwife who delivered her.

Source: “Hope Baby.” Nashua Telegraph 21 Dec. 1960: 3.

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