Ethan: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Ethan

Derived from Hebrew, meaning “enduring strength.” You’ll see this in action when he doesn’t want to be buckled into his car seat and suddenly develops the muscle power of The Incredible Hulk.

Nicknames:

I mean, you could call him Eth? Rhymes with teeth?

Famous people named Ethan:

Actors Ethan Hawke, Ethan Embry, and Ethan Peck; film director Ethan Coen; soccer player Ethan Zohn.

Fun facts:

The name Ethan blew up in the U.S. at the end of the 20th century, but its first surge in popularity came about thanks to the Revolutionary War patriot Ethan Allen (whose name is now more recognizable as a furniture store).

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