Name: Eitan

Origin and Meaning of the Name Eitan

  • Meaning:
    Strong, firm, impetuous
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (AY tahn)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Eitan)
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Miscellaneous Info for Eitan

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  • Used in:
    Hebrew speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Eitan (Standard Hebrew Etan or Eitan, Tiberian Hebrew ʾṯān) the Ezrahite, is mentioned in the Hebrew Bible. It may be that Ethan was a cymbal-player in King David's court. He authored Psalm 89. Charles Spurgeon theorized that this was the same person as Jeduthun.

    Ethan means strong and optimistic, solid and enduring, or permanent. The name Ethan appears eight times in the Hebrew Bible

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