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pinWhat does Lazarus mean?

Lazarus /laz-arus/ 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.


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

Affiliated boy name: Eleazar.

Kreatif forms: Lehzarus, Leyzarus, Lezarus. [more]

pinHow popular is Lazarus?

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 (not ranked) is Lazaro. This form of Lazarus was at the height of its popularity during 1980-1989 (adoption of 0.09%) and is now less common. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lazaro in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lazarus and related baby names outside U.S.