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What does Baltasar mean?

Baltasar Pronunciation of Baltasar [bal-tasar] as a name for boys has its root in Babylonian, and the meaning of Baltasar is "Baal protect the king". Baltasar is a variant form of Balthasar (Babylonian): along with Caspar and Melchior.

Associated with: protect (defender), king.


Baltasar has 1 variant: Baltazar.

4 more different relations via Balthasar: Baldassare, Balthasaar, Balthazaar and Balthazar.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Baltasar Devon (B.D.), ..

How popular is Baltasar?

Baltasar is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#131366 out of 150436, Top 87%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Baltazar is the only prominent alternative form of Baltasar (outside Top 2000). Adoption of this relation of Baltasar reached its apex 14 years ago (#1870). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Baltazar in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Baltasar and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Alamar, Babtysta (see Baptist), Bala, Baldemar, Balder, Baldomar, Baldor, Baldur, Balfer, Balfor (see Balfour), Balfour, Ballard, Ballfour, Balto, Baptist, Baptiste, Barbar, Barnaba, Barnabas, Bartalan, Barthram (see Bartram), Bartram, Bassam, Bastian, Battista, Battiste, Baumar, Bautista, Baxter, Beltran, Bialas, Blair, Blase, Blayr, Bolevar, Bolivar, Bollivar, Braser, Caesar, Casar, Elazar, Eleasar (see Eleazar), Eleazar, Eliazar, Halvar, Hjalamar, Itamar, Ittamar, Palmar, Seasar, Valdemar and Waldemar. These names tend to be more commonly used than Baltasar.

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