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What does Esdras mean?

Esdras Pronunciation of Esdras [es-dras] as a boys' name is of Hebrew derivation, and Esdras means "help". Esdras is a version of Ezra (Hebrew).

Associated with: help (counsel).


2 relations via Ezra: Esra and Ezrah.

Creative forms:
(male) Eldras, Eudras, ..


Middle name pairings:
Esdras Yousef (E.Y.), ..

How popular is Esdras?

Esdras is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Esdras is an equivalently unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Esdras (not ranked) are Ezra (#92 a year ago) and Ezrah (#1642). Adoption of these relations of Esdras is well-received today (adoption of 0.23%). Ezra is more widely used than the rest. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ezra, Ezrah in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Andras, Andreas, Eadgar, Edan, Edgar, Edmar, Ednan, Edred, Edrian, Edric, Edrik, Efran, Efrat, Eidan, Eldis, Eldous, Eldred, Eldrid, Elias, Eliran, Ellrad (see Elrad), Elrad, Elyas, Emerus, Emrys, Enda, Eneas, Enneas, Ephrat, Eran, Eros, Esaias, Esau, Esias, Esmay, Estes, Euodias, Evarts, Georas, Judas, Rodas and Seoras. These names tend to be more frequently used than Esdras.

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