What does Ezra mean?
Ezra /ezra/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced AIRZ-rah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Ezra is "help".
How popular is Ezra?
Ezra is a somewhat popular first name for males (#847 out of 1220, Top 69%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#45651 out of 150436, Top 30%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Ezra for boys. Ezra reached its highest rank of #119 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the boy name Ezra and affiliated names. The only other prominent alternative form of Ezra (#119 in 2014) is Azariah (#838 in 2014). Adoption of these boy names is at its peak today (usage of 0.5215%). Ezra (#119) is the most fashionable baby name in this compilation, with this name undergoing a rebound in usage. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)