Eitan Name Meaning & Origin
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An Ecclesiastic Late Latin name derived from the Hebrew ēthān (strength, firmness, long-lived). The name is borne in the Bible by a very wise man whom Solomon surpassed in wisdom. Var: Ethen.
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Pronounced: "A" + Tahn
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Comes from the Torah. It's an old Hebrew word used to describe the light from the oil of the lamp that should have only lasted one day, but instead lasted for eight. It means strong or strength.
Ethan is the English form of Eitan. Ethan/Eitan was a wise man and advisor to King Solomon. Eitan was also mentioned as a name of one of Judah's grandsons. The name is also considered another form of Abraham in the Jewish tradition.
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