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.
In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 6
in baby name popularity for boys with 14,991 occurrences. It ranked 7,019
in baby name popularity for girls with 17 occurrences.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 6 in baby name popularity for boys with 15,691 occurrences. It ranked 6,501 in baby name popularity for girls with 19 occurrences.
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Ethan Related Names
Ethan is a form of Eitan
Variants of the name Ethan include Ethen.
- 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
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
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.
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