Most Popular Names
Origin : Hebrew
The name Ethan is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "strong, firm". Ethan derives from the Hebrew name Eitan. There are several Ethans in the Old Testament, the most prominent of whom, Ethan the Ezrahite, is praised for his wisdom. International variations include Etan and Izan. Ethan, which was given a big boost via the name of the Tom Cruise character in the Mission Impossible film series, is still popular but dipping a bit, after having hit a peak position at Number 3 in 2012. Ethan is a name that succeeds in being at once classic and fashionable, serious and cheery, strong and sensitive. His prime historic namesake is Ethan Allen, Revolutionary War hero; in literature the name is associated with Ethan Frome. A more current namesake is actor Ethan Hawke. Ethan is also a highly popular name in England, Wales and Scotland.
Popularity of name Ethan over time
There are 425856 people in the U.S. with the first name Ethan, this name was mostly popular in 2004 with popularity 22206 .
Ethan is used for both genders.
99.84 percent of people with the first name Ethan are man
0.16 percent of people with the first name Ethan are woman
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