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Gender: Male Meaning of Lazaro: "God is my helper" Origin of Lazaro: Italian variation of Lazarus and Eleazar

The name Lazaro is a boy's name of Italian origin meaning "God is my helper". Lazaro and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".

From the experts:

This sleek Italian name was raised from the dead by Mexican Mozart in the Jungle star Gael Garcia Bernal, who chose it for his son (he also has a daughter named Libertad). For athletic inspiration, Lazaro Alvarez, boxing for Cuba, is the three-time world champion lightweight boxer. Lazarus and root name Eleazar are both also destined for comebacks.

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Famous People Named Lazaro

Lázaro Cárdenas del Río, 44th President of Mexico
Lázaro Bernal (b. 2009), son of Mexican film actor, director, and producer Gael Garcia Bernal

Pop Culture References for the name Lazaro

Lázaro "Lazarillo" de Tormes, central character of the earliest picaresque novels (1554)