What does Ebenezer mean?
Ebenezer \e-bene-zer, eb(e)-nezer\ 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".
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 (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000 is Eben. Adoption of these boy names was at its apex during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.287%) and is now much less. (2014 Birth Statistics)