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pinWhat 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 4 variants: Aitan, Eitan, Etan and Ethen.

Ethan has 1 feminine form: Etana.

Kreatif forms: Eaethan, Ethanea, Ethanne. [more]

pinHow 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)

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

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

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.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ethan, Ethen in U.S.

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

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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.