Meaning and name origin
Ebenezer \e-bene-zer, eb(e)-nezer\ as a boy's 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 not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Ebenezer and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Eben. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).