What 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".
How 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)