What does Eitan mean?
Eitan /ei-tan/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name. Eitan's root is Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Eitan is "firmness, long-lived". Eitan is an alternate form of Ethan (Hebrew) and its source form. Compare last name Eiten.
Eitan has 1 more different form via Ethan: Ethen.Kreatif forms: Eieden, Eiton, Eltan. [more]
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)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the boy name Eitan and associated names. Prominent variation forms of Eitan (outside Top 1000) rated in the Top 1000 are Ethan (#6 a year ago) and Ethen. Variants like Etan are seldom used. These boy names were at the apex of their popularity in 2004 (usage of 0.555%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.497%, down 10.5%). Ethan (#6) is the most fashionable boy name in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)