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Lazarus meaning and name origin

Lazarus \l(a)-za-rus\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Lazarus is "God is my help". Biblical name: Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead. Since the Middle Ages, the name has been been used as a synonym for a leper.

Lazarus has 8 variant forms: Eleazer, Lazar, Lazare, Lazarillo, Lazaro, Lazear, Lazer and Lazzaro.

For more information, see also the related name Eleazar.

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Popularity of Lazarus

Lazarus is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#7265 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Lazarus
Popularity of Lazarus