First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Ethaniel mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Ethaniel

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from the United Kingdom, the name Ethaniel means "Gods gift".
  2. According to a user from Nigeria, the name Ethaniel is of Hebrew origin and means "God has given strength".
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Fun Facts about the name Ethaniel

  • How Popular is the name Ethaniel? Ethaniel is the 11,821st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ethaniel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 880 babies born with the first name Ethaniel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ethaniel to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ethaniel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ethaniel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ethaniel is Thursday, July 19th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Ethaniel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ethaniel was in 2009 with a total of 61 babies.
  • Random Ethaniel Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ethaniel is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 9 babies in California have the same name in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Ethaniel: The name spelled backwards is Leinahte. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Netehail. How do you pronounce that?
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