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What does Eleazer mean?

Eleazer Pronunciation of Eleazer [eleaz-er] as a boys' name has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Eleazer is "God is my help". Eleazer is an alternate form of Lazarus (Hebrew).

Associated with: help (counsel).


1 different relation via Lazarus: Lazer.

Creative forms:
(male) Eleazel, ..

(female) Eleazel, Eleazra, ..

Middle name pairings:
Eleazer Kolby (E.K.), ..

How popular is Eleazer?

Eleazer is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#31530 out of 150436, Top 21%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular alternative form of Eleazer (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 is Lazarus (#1447 in 2015). Adoption of this form of Eleazer was widespread 1 year ago (adoption of 0.01%) and has remained as widespread to this day (adoption 0.01%, 6.2% less). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lazarus in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eleazer and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Eleazer is pronounced similarly to Elazar, Eleasar, Eleazar, Eliazar and Eliezer. Other suggested similar names are Alester, Altaer, Beamer, Brazer, Cleander, Ebenezer, Ebenzer, Eizer, Elber, Elder, Eleazaro (see Eleazar), Elemer, Elgar, Elger, Elisher, Ellair, Ellar, Ellger (see Alger), Ellmer, Elmar, Elmer, Emeer, Evenezer, Ezer, Flecher, Frazer, Kleiner, Nezer, Seager, Slater and Weaver. These names tend to be more commonly used than Eleazer.

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