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Balthazar meaning and name origin

Balthazar \b(a)-ltha-zar, bal-thazar\ as a boy's name has the meaning "Baal protect the king" and is a variant of Balthasar (Babylonian): along with Caspar and Melchior, one of the three wise men who brought gifts to the baby Jesus, though they are not named in the Bible.

Balthazar has 2 variant forms: Balthasaar, Balthazaar.

Suggested similar baby names are Baltasar and Baltazar.

Popularity of Balthazar

Balthazar is not a popular first name for males but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#52986 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Balthazar name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Balthazar with its variant forms and related boy baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Balthazar name in U.S.
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