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Ethan 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: a man of Israel 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.

Baby names that sound like Ethan are Athan, Eidan, Edan and Eton.

Popularity of Ethan

Ethan is a very popular first name for men (#528 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Ethan for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Ethan with its variant forms and related boy baby names.

Popularity of name Ethan
Popularity of Ethan