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.
For more information, see also the related boy name Eleazar.
Lazarus is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#7265 out of 88799, Top 8%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Lazarus and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Lazaro. (2014 statistics).