What does Lazarus mean?
Lazarus \l(a)-za-rus\ as a boys' 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.
For more information, see also the related boy name Eleazar.
Lazarus is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#7231 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the boy name Lazarus and affiliated names. The only prominent alternative form of Lazarus (#unlisted) is Lazaro. These boy names were at the height of their popularity during 1980-1989 (usage of 0.09%) and are now less popular. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)