What does Ezra mean?
Ezra [ezra] as a boys' 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.
(male) Eura, Ezear, ..
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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 history of Ezra for boys. Ezra reached its highest rank of #92 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Below is a charted study of the history of the boy name Ezra and affiliated names. Prominent alternative forms of Ezra (#92 in 2015) are Azariah (#699 in 2015) and Ezrah (#1642). Adoption of these relations of Ezra is well-received among parents today (usage of 0.25%). Azariah and Ezra are two of the more fashionable baby names in this compilation.
Ezra▲ is pronounced similarly to Azria and Azriah. Other suggested similar names are Ara, Earl▼, Eero, Efran, Efrat, Elia, Elrad, Enda, Enea, Eran, Eri, Erl, Ern, Erv, Eva, Ezar, Ezio and Ira▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ezra.See names in meaning and etymology.