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From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

 Ethan
    firm. (1.) "The Ezrahite," distinguished for his wisdom (1 Kings
    4:31). He is named as the author of the 89th Psalm. He was of
    the tribe of Levi.
      (2.) A Levite of the family of Merari, one of the leaders of
    the temple music (1 Chr. 6:44; 15:17, 19). He was probably the
    same as Jeduthun. He is supposed by some to be the same also as
    (1).

From: Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's)

 Ethan, strong; the gift of the island