What does Ethan mean?
Ethan /eth-an/ as a boys' name is pronounced EE-than. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Ethan is "firmness, long-lived".
From Eitan. Biblical: Ethan the Ezrahite was a man noted for his wisdom. American patriot Ethan Allen was a famous Revolutionary War leader. Actor Ethan Hawke.
Ethan has 1 feminine form: Etana.Kreatif forms: Eaethan, Ethanea, Ethanne. [more]
How popular is Ethan?
Ethan is a very popular first name for males (#528 out of 1220, Top 43%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the birth name history of Ethan for boys. Ethan reached its highest position of #2 in the U.S. in the year 2010, and is at #6 currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Shown below is an analysis of the history of Ethan and related names. Ethen is the only other prominent related form of Ethan (#6 from current records) appearing in the Top 1000. Adoption of these relations of Ethan was at its highest in 2004 (median #445) and is almost as widespread today (#503, ▼10.5%). Ethan has generally been popular among parents.
Thinking of names?
Ethan▲ is pronounced similarly to Athan. Other recommended similar baby names are Cahan, Cathan, Chan, Dathan, Eachan, Eagan, Eaman, Ean▼, Eban, Edan, Ednan, Efran, Egan, Ehsan, Eian, Eidan, Eilan, Elan, Elian▲, Elkan, Elman, Eltman, Eman, Eoghan, Ephah, Eran, Erman, Ernan, Eton, Euan, Eunan, Evan▲, Evian, Ewan, Gahan, Gehan, Jahan, Jehan, Johan▲, Kahan, Khan, Lathan, Nathan▲, Othman, Rohan▲, Shan, Sohan, Stan▼ and Stian. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ethan.