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etan

LANGUAGE FAMILY:
afro-asiatic > semitic > central semitic > hebrew
ORIGIN:
hebrew 
NAME ROOT:
'ÊYTHÂN > ÊṯāN
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
ÊṯāN (אֵיתָן)
MEANING:
This name derives from the Hebrew Adjective “'êythân > êṯān”, meaning “strong, firm, impetuous, long-lived, perpetual, constant, perennial, ever-flowing, enduring”. The name is present in the Old Testament, where it is used by at least three characters. One of the most important was Ethan the Ezrahite, mentioned in the Hebrew Bible. It may be that Ethan was a cymbal-player in King David's court. He authored Psalm 89. Charles Spurgeon theorized that this was the same person as Jeduthun. According to the United States Social Security card applications in 2016, the name Ethan ranked 6th out of the top 100 names chosen by parents for their baby boys.
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Usage

  • englishenglish

Related names

VARIANTS
english
ethan

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
ancient greek
aithan
basque
Izan
catalan
ejtan, Izan
czech
ejtan
danish
ethan, eitan
dutch
ethan
filipino
ethan
finnish
ethan, eitan
french
ethan
german
eitan
hebrew
eytan, eitan
irish
ethan
latin
ethan
lithuanian
Etanas
russian
Yefan
scottish
ethan
spanish
Izan, Izán
swedish
ethan, eitan
welsh
ethan

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

#12769UNITED STATES RANKING

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4
Numerological Values:
4

Order, practicality, sincerity and hard work are some of the character traits associated with this number. A number 4 person is disciplined, serious, honest and will work steadily to achieving his goal. Such a person can bring order to an otherwise chaotic situation.

Chakra Number:
4: The number of the Heart Chakra "Anahata"

Green is the main heart chakra color. It is the color of healing, balance, tranquility, and serenity. Green brings wholeness to our lives and it is the color most frequently found in nature. Learn more about this color and discover its meaning.

Color meaning:

The color green is the color of balance and harmony. From a color psychology perspective, it is the great balancer of the heart and the emotions, creating equilibrium between the head and the heart. From a meaning of colors perspective, green is also the color of growth, the color of spring, of renewal and rebirth. It renews and restores depleted energy. It is the sanctuary away from the stresses of modern living, restoring us back to a sense of well being. This is why there is so much of this relaxing color on the earth, and why we need to keep it that way.

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