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pinWhat does Eleazar mean?

Eleazar /eleaz-ar/ [3 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced el-ee-AY-zar. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Eleazar is "God is my help".

Variant of Lazarus, the form used in the New Testament. Biblical: the son of Aaron and later his successor as high priest of Israel. In Spanish, Eleázar.


Eleazar has 8 variants: Elazar, Eleasar, Eleazaro, Eli, Eliazar, Elie, Eliezer and Ely.

Eleazar has 8 more related forms via Lazarus: Eleazer, Lazar, Lazare, Lazarillo, Lazaro, Lazear, Lazer and Lazzaro.

Kreatif forms: Eleazareu, Elizar, Eueleazar. [more]

pinHow popular is Eleazar?

Eleazar is an uncommon given name for males but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#82344 out of 150436, Top 55%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Prominent related forms of Eleazar (outside Top 1000) appearing in the Top 1000 are Eli (#49 in 2014), Elie, Eliezer (#874), Ely and Lazaro. These boy names reached the top of their popularity during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.246%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.2154%, 12.4% less), but with the versions Elie and Eliezer becoming less fashionable. Eli (#49) is the most fashionable birth name in this list, with this name having a rekindling in usage. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the boy name Eleazar and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Eli, Elie, Eliezer, Ely, Lazaro in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eli outside U.S.