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Gender: Male Meaning of Eliezer: "God helps" Origin of Eliezer: Hebrew Eliezer's Popularity in 2017: #996

The name Eliezer is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "God helps". Eliezer is ranked #996 on our popularity charts and is often added to user-created lists like Power Names/Fantasy and discussed in our forums with posts like "Themed Families..".

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Biblical name with a patina of antiquity.

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Famous People Named Eliezer

Eliezer, son of Becher, grandson of Benjamin, great-grandson of Jacob (1 Chr. 7:8)
Eliezer, priest in King David's time (1 Chr. 15:24)
Eliezer, prophet in King Jehoshaphat's reign (2 Chr. 20:37)
Elieze, ruler of the Reubenites and son of Zichri (1 Chr. 27:16)
Eliezer, Levite in Ezra's time (Ezra 10:23)
Eliezer ben Jacob I, Tanna of the 1st century
Eliezer ben Hurcanus, a Kohen, one of the most prominent tannaim of the 1st and 2nd centuries
Eliezer ben Jose, 2nd century Judean rabbi
Eliezer ben Isaac ha-Gadol, 11th century German rabbi
Eliezer ben Samuel of Metz, German Tosafist, author of the halachic work Sefer Yereim (Vilna 1892)
Eliezer "Elie" Wiesel, Romanian-American author and Holocaust survivor
Eliezer Kaplan, Zionist activist, Israeli politician, one of the signatories of the Israeli declaration of independence, first Minister of Finance and Deputy Prime Minister.
Eliezer BenYehuda, Litvak lexicographer and newspaper editor
Eliezer Shlomo Yudkowsky, American decision theorist, writer, and advocate for Friendly artificial intelligence
Eliezer ben Nathan of Mainz, German halakist and liturgical poet
Eliezer Yehuda Waldenberg, Israeli known as the Tzitz Eliezer after his monumental halachic treatise Tzitz Eliezer.
Eliezer ben Yoel HaLevi of Bonn, German Rabbinic scholar
Eliezer Berkovits, Romanian-Israeli rabbi, theologian, and educator

Pop Culture References for the name Eliezer

Lazar, Eleazar

Eliezer's International Variations

Lazer (Yiddish) Eliécar, Eliazar (Spanish) Elazar (Basque)