What does Ethan mean?
How do we pronounce Ethan?
The baby boy name Ethan is pronounced in English as IY-THahN 1.
1 Pronunciation for Ethan: IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; TH as in "theme (TH.IY.M)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"
What is the origin of Ethan?
Ethan's language of origin is Hebrew, and it is used predominantly in English and Hebrew. Ethan is of the meaning 'enduring, long-lived'. Biblical name derived literally from the element ethan with the meaning 'enduring'. An original form of the name is Eythan (Hebrew). The name was borne in the Bible by four minor characters, most notably Ethan the Ezrahite, who was described as a man whom only King Solomon surpassed in wisdom. The name was adopted modestly by English Puritans in the 17th century. Its popularity in the USA received a boost from the fame of Ethan Allen (1738-1789) the American revolutionary and hero. It has also seen a revival as a modern Hebrew first name and surname. In literature, the name has been borne by the central character in Edith Wharton's novel Ethan Frome (1911). The name Ethan is widely used; it has 22 derivatives that are used in both English and foreign languages. English derivatives nicknames for Aiton, name Eathan meaning, short names for Eathen, Eathon name, meaning of Efen, Eithan meaning of name, Eithen definition, Eithin meaning of name, nicknames for Eithon, Eithun name popularity, Eithyn name variations, Etan name popularity (used in Hebrew too), nicknames for Ethe, Ethen name popularity, name Ethian origin, Ethin name, what does the name Ethon mean, Ethun definition, name Ethyn origin, nicknames for Eytan, and name Eythan origin. The Hebrew Eitan meaning and origin inherits from Ethan that is used in foreign languages. Ethan is a very popular baby name for boys. The name has been growing in popularity since the 1950s. Its usage peaked in 2002 with 1.071% of baby boys being named Ethan. Its ranking then was #5. In 2010, it ranked at #2 with a usage of 0.878%, and it was the most regularly used among all boy names in its group.
The following famous people share the name Ethan:
- Actor Ethan Hawke, born 6 November 1970, Austin, Texas
- Filmmaker Ethan Coen, born 21 September 1957, St
- Louis Park, Minnesota
- Revolutionary Ethan Allen, born January 10, 1738 - February 12, 1789, Litchfield, Connecticut.
List of baby names Ethan:
the name meaning of Eithan, the name Eithen meaning and origin, the name what does the name Eithon mean, the name short names for Eadan, the name what does the name Eaden mean, the name nicknames for Eadon, the name nicknames for Eadwen, the name nicknames for Eadwin, the name Eadwinn meaning, the name Eadwyn meaning, the name name Eataun origin, the name name Eatawn meaning, the English meaning of Eaton, the name Eatton name, the name Eatun definition, the name name Edam origin, the English, Irish, and Scottish name Edan, the English and Hebrew baby name Eden, the name baby name Edim, and the English Edom meaning and origin.
The baby name Ethan fun facts:
The name Ethan in reverse order is "Nahte".
The numerological value of the name Ethan is number 3, which means expression, verbalization, socialization, the arts, the joy of living.
How popular is Ethan?
Ethan is in the top names in USA.