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A man named Ethan, is he Jewish?
He is 30yrs old. Named Ethan.. does that make him jewish? The name Ethan now is secular but what about 30yrs ago?
A man is born with another name... he changes it in his 20s to Ethan.. He meets new people and girls, and he wonders if these girls think he is jewish because of his name. He is in his 30s.. and wants to know if people assume a 30yr old male named Ethan would be jewish or not. He is wondering if girls think he is jewish coz of his name and age. Nowadays many people use this name, but he isnt 20 or 15yrs old he is 30yrs old. would the gals he meet assume he's a jew because of his name?
- FeivelLv 78 years agoFavorite Answer
The name Michael is Hebrew. Do you assume every Michael is Jewish.
Besides, Ethan is the anglicanized version of the Hebrew name Eitan and not the actual Hebrew version so....you would be more likely to find a person named Eitan being Jewish than a person named Ethan.
Ethan Allen-Not Jewish (from the revolutionary war...not the furniture company)
Ethan Hawk-Not Jewish
Ethan Peck-Not Jewish
Ethan Phillips-Not Jewish
Ethan Suplee-Not Jewish
Ethan Erickson-Not Jewish
Ethan Embry-Not Jewish
Also, the name was the 7th most popular boys name in 2012 so...no. Not Jewish. Besides, I know a guy named Seamus McWhorter who IS Jewish and met another guy named David Cohen...who was NOT Jewish. A name does not equate to belief.
- Anonymous8 years ago
How the hell should WE know?
Ethan, yes, is a Biblical name. So is Michael, Sam, Elizabeth, Matthew, Jude, Evan, Jacob, Isaac, Aaron, Levi, Abraham, Ruben, Jack, etc., etc,
NOW!? Those names have ALWAYS been names that anyone might use.
Why don't you ASK him!?
- 8 years ago
you can check popularity of names by decades here. But no listing of the ethnicity attached to the name!
- InselstrickenLv 78 years ago
Have you never read Edith Wharton's 'Ethan Frome'?
- 6 years ago
his brothers were Ira and Seth