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Ethan Meaning


What does Ethan mean?

The name Ethan is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Ethan is "strong, firm, long-lived".

Ethan is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced E-than.

The Given Name Ethan

Ethan is the anglicized form of the Hebrew name Eitan.

From Biblical times to present day, Ethans have worked their way into the world's fabric.

In the Old Testament, Ethan was known for his wisdom.

In revolutionary times, Ethan Allen proved a great hero.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Ethan Edwards, and Ethan Embry.

Ethan Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 12 in baby name popularity for boys with 11,854 occurrences. It ranked 8,722 in baby name popularity for girls with 12 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 14 in baby name popularity for boys with 12,439 occurrences. It ranked 10,942 in baby name popularity for girls with 9 occurrences.

Want to see how Ethan sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Ethan Name Popularity Page.

Ethan Related Names

Ethan is a form of Eitan.

Variants of the name Ethan include Ethen.

Famous Ethans

  • Ethan ~ Biblical Character (1 Chr. 2:6, 1 Chr. 6:42, 1 Chr. 6:44, 1 Kgs. 4:31)
  • Ethan Edwards ~ The Searchers character
  • Ethan Embry ~ Actor
  • Ethan Hawke ~ Actor
  • Ethan Hunt ~ Mission Impossible character

Ethan Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Ethan.

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Ethan Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Ethan in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Ethan.

Just for fun, see the name Ethan in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Ethan in Nautical Flags page.