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372k
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since 1880

Ethan

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Firm, Strong
  • #179 All Time
  • #6 in 2014
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1k Eitan (Hebrew)
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How popular is the name "Ethan" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1882 7 0 7
1884 10 0 10
1886 6 0 6
1887 7 0 7
1891 6 0 6
1893 9 0 9
1896 9 0 9
1898 7 0 7
1901 6 0 6
1908 5 0 5
1909 6 0 6
1911 7 0 7
1912 16 0 16
1913 13 0 13
1914 25 0 25
1915 27 0 27
1916 23 0 23
1917 20 0 20
1918 25 0 25
1919 28 0 28
1920 31 0 31
1921 26 0 26
1922 27 0 27
1923 21 0 21
1924 14 0 14
1925 17 0 17
1926 27 0 27
1927 27 0 27
1928 25 0 25
1929 18 0 18
1930 19 0 19
1931 25 0 25
1932 19 0 19
1933 23 0 23
1934 20 0 20
1935 25 0 25
1936 23 0 23
1937 18 0 18
1938 20 0 20
1939 33 0 33
1940 17 0 17
1941 25 0 25
1942 21 0 21
1943 31 0 31
1944 28 0 28
1945 21 0 21
1946 27 0 27
1947 27 0 27
1948 29 0 29
1949 29 0 29
1950 26 0 26
1951 32 0 32
1952 53 0 53
1953 42 0 42
1954 64 0 64
1955 54 0 54
1956 63 0 63
1957 65 0 65
1958 73 0 73
1959 85 0 85
1960 94 0 94
1961 113 0 113
1962 133 0 133
1963 137 0 137
1964 203 0 203
1965 182 0 182
1966 173 0 173
1967 188 0 188
1968 174 0 174
1969 220 0 220
1970 272 0 272
1971 367 0 367
1972 517 0 517
1973 521 0 521
1974 525 0 525
1975 545 0 545
1976 571 0 571
1977 679 0 679
1978 637 0 637
1979 714 0 714
1980 706 0 706
1981 735 0 735
1982 713 0 713
1983 740 8 732
1984 736 5 731
1985 668 0 668
1986 604 9 595
1987 653 0 653
1988 892 0 892
1989 4,066 13 4,053 #87 boy name
1990 7,004 17 6,987 #58 boy name
1991 6,141 15 6,126 #65 boy name
1992 4,918 13 4,905 #76 boy name
1993 4,167 8 4,159 #92 boy name
1994 4,181 16 4,165 #89 boy name
1995 4,942 11 4,931 #75 boy name
1996 5,859 7 5,852 #62 boy name
1997 7,818 12 7,806 #46 boy name
1998 10,546 14 10,532 #38 boy name
1999 11,454 15 11,439 #37 boy name
2000 15,242 21 15,221 #25 boy name
2001 17,980 21 17,959 #17 boy name
2002 22,142 37 22,105 #5 boy name
2003 21,382 29 21,353 #6 boy name
2004 22,329 126 22,203 #5 boy name
2005 21,339 36 21,303 #5 boy name
2006 20,526 26 20,500 #4 boy name
2007 21,032 17 21,015 #3 boy name
2008 20,232 36 20,196 #3 boy name
2009 19,858 24 19,834 #2 boy name
2010 18,004 19 17,985 #2 boy name
2011 16,687 22 16,665 #7 boy name
2012 17,657 22 17,635 #3 boy name
2013 16,214 16 16,198 #6 boy name
2014 15,637 18 15,619 #6 boy name

Want to know about the populiarty of Ethan? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 372,301 babies born with the name Ethan in the United States. That's more than enough Ethans to occupy the country of Bahamas with an estimated population of 353,658 (as of May 3, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Ethan" was in 2004 with a total of 22,203 babies. (That's a lot of baby Ethans)

According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ethan" ranks #35 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, 325 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1998. Across the entire United States a total of 10,546 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Ethan popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Ethan" mean? The list below shows the origins of Ethan as well as things modernly associated with the name Ethan such as celebrities named Ethan.

Hebrew

Origin and Meaning of Ethan

The name "Ethan" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Firm, Strong". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Ethan Hawke

Ethan Hawke is an actor, director, screenwriter, and novelist with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1985 to present. Ethan was born in 1970 as Ethan Green Hawke in Austin, Texas, United States.

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Ethan Suplee

Ethan Suplee is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1 to present. Ethan was born in 1976 in Manhattan, New York.

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Ethan Embry

Ethan Embry is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1991 to present. Ethan was born in 1978 as Ethan Philan Randall in Huntington Beach, California, U.S.

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Ethan Wayne

Ethan was born in 1962 as John Ethan Wayne in Encino, California USA.

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Ethan Coen

Ethan Coen is a film directors, producers, screenwriters, and film editors with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1984 to present. Ethan was born in 1957 as Joel David CoenEthan Jesse Coen in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, U.S.

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Ethan Erickson

Ethan Erickson is an actor and model with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1995 to present. Ethan was born in 1973 as Ethan Skip Erickson in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.

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Alternative Meanings

E is for extra, those little things you do!

T is for thoughtful, the caring you.

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Your name in reverse order is "Nahte". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Tnhea". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Ethan born Jun 10, 2012

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ontario approximately on 1525. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

Name poster for Ethan

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