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pinWhat does Eleazar mean?

Eleazar /eleaz-ar/ 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 2 more related forms via Lazarus: Eleazer and Lazar.

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 recent rankings), Elie, Eliezer (#874) and Ely. These relations of Eleazar were favored during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.308%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.269%, 12% less). Eli is the continual favorite, while Elie and Eliezer are now somewhat dated. 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 in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Elgar, Elger, Elisher, Ellgar and Ellger. Like Eleazar, these names are not frequently used.