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Ethan Name Meaning and Origin

Ethan Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

strong, firm, enduring

Name Origin


The name Ethan means strong, firm, or enduring. It has Hebrew origins and is often associated with qualities like resilience and steadfastness.

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Ethan Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Ethan is easy to pronounce with a smooth flow of sounds, making it pleasant to the ear.

Name Melody Rating:

The two syllables in Ethan create a nice rhythm, although the emphasis on the first syllable can make it slightly choppy.

Famous People Named Ethan

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● Ethan Hawke

Ethan Hawke is an American actor, writer, and director known for his roles in films like 'Reality Bites' and 'Boyhood'. He is also a noted novelist and has received critical acclaim for his work.

● Ethan Coen

Ethan Coen is an American filmmaker and one half of the Coen Brothers, known for directing films such as 'Fargo' and 'No Country for Old Men'. He has won multiple awards for his contributions to cinema.

● Ethan Embry

Ethan Embry is an American actor known for his roles in movies like 'Empire Records' and 'Can't Hardly Wait'. He has appeared in various TV shows and films throughout his career.

Ethan Name Popularity Insights

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The data is sourced from the Social Security Administration. Since the agency has only released data up to 2022, the rankings for 2023 and 2024 are based on estimates from platform data. We will update the final results once the official data is released.

Potential Negative Connotations of Ethan

The name Ethan does not have any strong negative associations. However, it is always important to consider individual perceptions and cultural contexts when choosing a name.

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