Having a baby is one of the most exciting times of your life, but it’s also one of the biggest adventures you’ll ever embark on — the adventure of parenthood.
This journey takes a lot of planning and comes with lots of questions, like what to name your baby.
Parenting.com discusses how a person develops opinions about himself based on his name, and also how others often make assumptions about people based on their names alone.
Since the name is such a big decision, it’s not surprising at all that people take so much time looking for the perfect first name for their babies. But, if you spend all of your time looking for the best first name, you might find you’re out of steam when it comes to choosing a middle name.
That’s why I’ve been putting together my How To Pick A Middle Name series. So with a quick glance, you can find the perfect middle name for your son!
Without any further ado, here are the best middle names for a boy named Ethan.
I’ve compiled these from baby name databases, parent discussion forums, and other sources then whittled them down to the ones I personally think sound the best.
Hope it helps!
Middle name ideas for a boy named Ethan
Let’s jump right into the list of middle name ideas.
These were suggested by real parents of real Ethans, other parents who contributed their wisdom, and there are a few of my own ideas thrown in. Enjoy!
My favorite middle names for Ethan are Ethan Patrick and Ethan Presley. I like how these “P” names seem to go so well with the name Ethan.
There are so many choices, though, so you should pick the ones that sound the best to you!
Meaning of the name Ethan
According to BabyCenter, Ethan is of Hebrew origin and means “strong,” “firm,” and “safe.” It also can mean “long-lived,” and “impetuous.”
The name Ethan comes in at number 19 on the popularity list so far for boy names of 2021. Ethan also appears often throughout the Bible.
Some famous Ethans are actor Ethan Green Hawke and director Ethan Jesse Coen (of the Coen Brothers).
Did you find the perfect middle name for Ethan! I hope so.
But if not, I suggest browsing forums like BabyCenter and Nameberry for more ideas from real parents.
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Hope this helps!