What does Ebenezer mean?
Ebenezer /ebe-nez-er/ as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Ebenezer is "stone of help".
Biblical: name of a memorial stone set up by the prophet Samuel to mark a critical battle and victory in Jewish history. First used as a given name by the Puritans in the 17th century. Literary: Ebenezer Scrooge is a character in Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol".
How popular is Ebenezer?
Ebenezer is an unusual given name for men but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#147095 out of 150436, Top 98%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the boy name Ebenezer and corresponding names. The only popular alternative form of Ebenezer (outside Top 1000) appearing in the Top 1000 is Eben. Adoption of this relation of Ebenezer was widespread during the years 1880-1889 (#713) and is now less. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Suggested similar baby names are Abeer, Abner, Beemer, Denver, Eberle, Eberley, Ebner, Einer, Eizer, Eleazar, Eleazer, Elemer, Eliezer, Emeer, Evander, Guenter, Guenther, Keefer, Kenner, Mouneer, Muneer, Nezer, Sender, Spencer and Spenser. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ebenezer.