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Ethan (given name)

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Ethan
Pronunciation/ˈθən/
GenderMale
Language(s)Hebrew, English, French
Origin
Language(s)Hebrew
English
French
MeaningStrong, firm, enduring, impetuous

Ethan is a male given name of Hebrew origin (איתן‎) that means "firm, enduring, strong and long-lived". The name Ethan appears eight times in the Hebrew Bible (1 Kings. 4:31, Ps. 89 title, 1 Chr. 2:6 and 2:8, 1 Chr. 6:42 and 6:44, and 1 Chr. 15:17 and 15:19). See Ethan (biblical figure).

It may also be spelled or pronounced as Etan, Eitan or Eytan.

Popularity

In 2013, it was the fourth most popular name for boys in Australia.[1] Ethan is also popular in the United States and was the 10th most popular boy's name in 2016. According to the US data, 97% of all American boys named Ethan were born after 1989.[2]

Notable people with the given name "Ethan" include:

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See also

References

  1. ^ "Australia's 100 most popular baby names". Kidspot. April 2, 2013. Archived from the original on January 10, 2014. Retrieved 2014-01-10.
  2. ^ "Ethan - Meaning, history, origin and popularity". Nameify.me. April 23, 2018.