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RATE THIS NAME 4.18

ethan

OTHER SCRIPTS:
hebrew (אֵיתָן)
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

  • danishdanish
  • dutchdutch
  • englishenglish
  • filipinofilipino
  • finnishfinnish
  • frenchfrench
  • irishirish
  • latinlatin
  • scottishscottish
  • swedishswedish
  • welshwelsh

Related names

VARIANTS
danish
eitan
english
etan
finnish
eitan
swedish
eitan

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
ancient greek
aithan
basque
Izan
catalan
ejtan, Izan
czech
ejtan
german
eitan
hebrew
eytan, eitan
lithuanian
Etanas
russian
Yefan
spanish
Izan, Izán

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

#6UNITED STATES RANKING

Social Security AdministrationThe U.S.A. popularity ranking comes from US Government Social Security Administration.

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

3
Numerological Values:
3

Traits associated with the number 3 include advanced social skills and articulation. People with name-number 3 are delightful to speak to and are often successful orators or writers. They have a colorful imagination and enjoy life to the fullest.

Chakra Number:
3: The number of the Solar Plexus Chakra "Manipura"

Yellow. The centre of our being - the color of sunshine and the color of the third energy centre - the solar plexus chakra. The main energy of yellow is intellect. Do you like yellow color? Discover what yellow means and how it manifests in your body, mind, heart, and spirit.

Color meaning:

The color yellow relates to acquired knowledge. It is the color which resonates with the left or logic side of the brain stimulating our mental faculties and creating mental agility and perception. Being the lightest hue of the spectrum, the color psychology of yellow is uplifting and illuminating, offering hope, happiness, cheerfulness and fun. In the meaning of colors, yellow inspires original thought and inquisitiveness. Yellow is creative from a mental aspect, the color of new ideas, helping us to find new ways of doing things. It is the practical thinker, not the dreamer.

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Notable people and personalities​

Eitan Haber (born 1940), Israeli Journalist
Eitan Livni (1919–1991), Israeli Activist And Politician
Ethan Albright (born 1971), American Football Player
Ethan Allen (1738–1789), American Revolutionary And General
Ethan Allen (1806–1871), American Armsmaker
Ethan Allen (1904–1993), American Baseball Player
Ethan Allen Brown (1776–1852), American Politician
Ethan Berkowitz (born 1962), American Politician
Ethan Coen (born 1957), American Director And Screenwriter
Ethan Cox (born 1987), Canadian Professional Ice Hockey Player
Ethan Embry (born 1978), American Film And Television Actor
Ethan Erickson (born 1973), American Actor
Ethan Hawke (born 1970), American Actor
Ethan James (1946–2003), Musician, Record Producer, And Recording Engineer
Ethan Juan (born 1982), Taiwanese Actor
Ethan Leib (born 1975), American Law Professor
Ethan Moreau (born 1975), Canadian Ice Hockey Player
Ethan Peck (born 1986), American Actor
Ethan Phillips (born 1955), American Actor
Ethan Suplee (born 1976), American Actor
Ethan Watts (born 1972), American Volleyball Player
Ethan Zohn (born 1973), American Television Contestant
Ethan Zuckerman, American Businessman