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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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How popular is the name "Ethan" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1882707
188410010
1886606
1887707
1891606
1893909
1896909
1898707
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1908505
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1911707
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191425025
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191825025
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192126026
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192321021
192414014
192517017
192627027
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192825025
192918018
193019019
193125025
193219019
193323023
193420020
193525025
193623023
193718018
193820020
193933033
194017017
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194331031
194428028
194521021
194627027
194727027
194829029
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195026026
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195765065
195873073
195985085
196094094
19611130113
19621330133
19631370137
19642030203
19651820182
19661730173
19671880188
19681740174
19692200220
19702720272
19713670367
19725170517
19735210521
19745250525
19755450545
19765710571
19776790679
19786370637
19797140714
19807060706
19817350735
19827130713
19837408732
19847365731
19856680668
19866049595
19876530653
19888920892
19894,066134,053#87 boy name
19907,004176,987#58 boy name
19916,141156,126#65 boy name
19924,918134,905#76 boy name
19934,16784,159#92 boy name
19944,181164,165#89 boy name
19954,942114,931#75 boy name
19965,85975,852#62 boy name
19977,818127,806#46 boy name
199810,5461410,532#38 boy name
199911,4541511,439#37 boy name
200015,2422115,221#25 boy name
200117,9802117,959#17 boy name
200222,1423722,105#5 boy name
200321,3822921,353#6 boy name
200422,32912622,203#5 boy name
200521,3393621,303#5 boy name
200620,5262620,500#4 boy name
200721,0321721,015#3 boy name
200820,2323620,196#3 boy name
200919,8582419,834#2 boy name
201018,0041917,985#2 boy name
201116,6872216,665#7 boy name
201217,6572217,635#3 boy name
201316,2141616,198#6 boy name
201415,6371815,619#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 first appeared 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 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ethan" ranks #82 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Idaho. Imagine that, 23 babies in Idaho have the same name as you in 1993. Across the entire United States a total of 4,167 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Ethan" mean?

Ethan (Hebrew): Firm, Strong

The name "Ethan" is of Hebrew origin and it means "Firm, Strong". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 12 other names that are similar to this one.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

T is for touching, the way you show you are.

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

A is for able, for you surely are.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Your name in reverse order is "Nahte". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Hatne". 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.

Where is the name Ethan popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Ethan in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Ethan

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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Past life for Ethan born Mar 15, 1959

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 USA South-East approximately on 775. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

Name poster for Ethan

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