What does Balthazar mean?
Balthazar [balt-haz-ar] as a name for boys is a Babylonian name, and the name Balthazar means "Baal protect the king". Balthazar is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -zar, of Balthasar (Babylonian): along with Caspar and Melchior.
Balthazar has 2 variants: Balthasaar and Balthazaar.Creative forms:
(male) Balthazer, Barnhazar, ..
(female) Baltna, Baltne, .. Middle name pairings:
Balthazar Ramiro (B.R.), ..
How popular is Balthazar?
Balthazar is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#29964 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Baltazar is the only popular varying form of Balthazar (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Balthasaar, are seldom used. This form of Balthazar reached the height of its popularity in 2001. Shown below is an analysis of the history of Balthazar and associated names. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Baldemar, Baldomar, Bartalan, Barthram (see Bartram), Elazar, Eleazar, Eliazar and Ithamar. Like Balthazar, these names are not commonly used.See names in meaning and etymology.