Ethen

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4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
261
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Origin and Meaning of Ethen

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     English
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     Arabic
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  • According to a user from California, United States, the name Ethen means "GOD LIKE!".
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  1. (organic chemistry) ethene, ethylene

Notable Persons Named Ethen

Ethen Lee Teng is a host, actor, radio dj, and radio personality. His most notable accomplishments were from 2006 to present. Ethen was born in 1984 in Taiwan.

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Ethen Sampson is a soccer player for the Vancouver Whitecaps FC U-23, Vancouver Whitecaps FC, Whitecaps FC 2, South Africa national football team, and South Africa national under-20 football team. Ethen was born on December 28th, 1993 in Mitchell's Plain, South Africa.

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Ethen was born in Grants Pass, Oregon.

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How popular is the baby name Ethen in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1917 6 0 6
1929 5 0 5
1948 6 0 6
1971 6 0 6
1972 7 0 7
1973 6 0 6
1976 6 0 6
1978 5 0 5
1979 8 0 8
1981 6 0 6
1985 8 0 8
1987 5 0 5
1989 41 0 41
1990 74 0 74
1991 43 0 43
1992 37 0 37
1993 41 0 41
1994 32 0 32
1995 24 0 24
1996 48 0 48
1997 80 0 80
1998 76 0 76
1999 108 0 108
2000 121 0 121
2001 141 0 141
2002 176 0 176
2003 187 0 187
2004 196 0 196
2005 191 0 191
2006 194 0 194
2007 210 0 210
2008 227 0 227
2009 233 0 233
2010 183 0 183
2011 193 0 193
2012 170 0 170
2013 137 0 137
2014 133 0 133
2015 93 0 93
2016 90 0 90
2017 67 0 67
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Popularity of Ethen as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ethen U.S.
  White 95.40% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.30% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ethen

People with the last name Ethen are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Ethen

  • How Popular is the name Ethen? Ethen is the 4,641st most popular name of all time. As a last name Ethen was the 74,141st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ethen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,620 babies born with the first name Ethen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ethen to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ethen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Ethen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ethen is Monday, December 17th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Ethen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ethen was in 2009 with a total of 233 babies.
  • Random Ethen Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ethen is not a popular baby boy's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Ethen: Your name in reverse order is Nehte. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Heent. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ethen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 261 people with the last name Ethen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ethen? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ethen as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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