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Meaning and name origin

Ethan \e-than\ as a boy's 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 4 variant forms: Aitan, Eitan, Etan and Ethen.

There is 1 feminine form of Ethan: Etana.

Ethan is also pronounced similarly to Athan. Other suggested similar baby names are Edan, Eidan and Eton.


Ethan is a very popular first name for males (#528 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ethan name in U.S.

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