Meaning and name origin
Eleazar \e-lea-zar\ as a boy's 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 is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Eleazar and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Eli (#49), Eliezer (#874), Ely and Elie. (2014 statistics).
Eleazar is also pronounced similarly to Eleazer. Like Eleazar, this name is not commonly used.