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Pronunciation

iθən

Origin

English, French

Meaning

This gentle Hebrew name has a winning array of meanings, where each is more charming than the last. Take 'solid', 'safe', 'enduring', 'firm' and 'strong', to name but a few. But perhaps the best thing about this little boys' name is its timeless balance. It's neither classic nor modern. It's not formal or fun, it's friendly. It's not mature or youthful, it's both! Ethan is quite simply a name that is sound, sturdy and charming.

Rank in the year 2015

Ethan was ranked #11 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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