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Gender: Male Meaning of Eleazar: "God helps" Origin of Eleazar: Hebrew

The name Eleazar is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "God helps". Eleazar and is often added to lists like Colonial Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "9 kid generation CAF".

From the experts:

Eleazar is a distinguished Biblical name--in which it appears several times-- ripe for the picking following the stardom of Eli, Elijah, and other similar names.

Eleazar is also a Twilight name, first appearing in the Stephenie Meyers book Breaking Dawn.

It's related most closely to Eliezer, which also appears in the Bible many times. The name also belonged to three great Talmudic scholars.

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EasterBunny Says:


I say Ell-ee-AY-zuh (Aussie)

Essa Says:


How is this pronounced?

FantasyandPrayer Says:


Possibly my favourite boys name I've seen, with a lovely meaning and much less popular than my other close favourite, Ethan.

headintheclouds Says:


I agree! Those kinds of old-vintage but new-sounding names are my favorite and tend to be the ones I gravitate towards.

vintageluvs Says:


Love this underused name. Its so vintage that it sounds new, especially with revivals like Augustus, Caius, Noah, Tobias, etc.

Sunshine.10 Says:


This is a great, underused Biblical choice! I'm not sure I would ever be bold enough to use it, but if I did I would definitely use the nn Lazar (prn. laser).