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Meaning and name origin

Ezra \e-zra, ez-ra\ as a boy's name is pronounced AIRZ-rah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Ezra is "help". Biblical name, borne by prophet and author of the two Chronicles and the Book of Ezra, in the form Esdras. One of the Old Testament names used by the Puritans in the 17th century. Poet Ezra Pound.

Ezra has 7 variant forms: Azariah, Azur, Esdras, Esra, Ezer, Ezrah and Ezri.

Ezra is also pronounced similarly to Azria. Another suggested similar baby name is Ezar.


Ezra is a somewhat popular first name for males (#847 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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