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What does Eitan mean?

Eitan Pronunciation of Eitan [ei-tan] as a boys' name has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Eitan is "firmness, long-lived". Eitan is an alternate form of Ethan (Hebrew) and its source form.


Eitan has 2 variants: Aitan and Etan.

1 more different relation via Ethan: Ethen.

Creative forms:
(male) Eiton, Eltan, ..

(female) Eial, Eitand, ..

Middle name pairings:
Eitan Ryder (E.R.), ..

How popular is Eitan?

Eitan is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Eitan is an equivalently unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Eitan entered the list in 2006 and reached its top position of #1613 in the U.S. in 2012, and is presently at #1673. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eitan name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eitan outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Eitan (#1673 via latest list) rated in the Top 2000 are Ethan (#6 via latest list) and Ethen (#1674). Other variants, like Etan, are seldom used. These forms of Eitan were at the apex of their popularity in 2002 (usage of 1.1%) and are somewhat less conventional today (usage 0.8%, down 30%). Ethan is the most fashionable boy name in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eitan, Ethan, Ethen in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ethan outside U.S.

Similar Names

Eitan is pronounced similarly to Eaton, Eatton, Eton and Eyton. Other recommended names are Aidan, Cian, Dilan, Eagan, Eaman, Ean, Eban, Edan, Ednan, Efran, Egan, Ehsan, Eian, Eidan, Eiden, Eilad, Eilam, Eilan, Eilean, Eilian, Eilon, Einar, Einon, Eion, Eirian, Elan, Elian, Eliran, Elkan, Elman, Eltman, Elton, Eman, Epifan, Eran, Erman, Ernan, Eston, Euan, Eunan, Evan, Evian, Ewan, Finan, Fintan, Gian, Jian, Jivan, Kian, Kiean, Kiran, Milan, Natan, Nisan, Rian and Stan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Eitan.

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