"God protects the king"

Balthasar Origin and Meaning

The name Balthasar is boy's name of Greek origin meaning "God protects the king".
Balthasar was one of the biblical Three Kings who visited the infant Jesus, also used by Shakespeare and in the oil-rich Getty family; offbeat and intriguing. Balthazar is another, equally appropriate spelling.

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Famous People Named Balthasar

  • Balthasar CharlesPrince of Asturias, Crown Prince of Spain
  • Balthasar DennerGerman painter
  • Balthasar Klossowski aka BalthusFrench modern artist
  • (Johann) Balthasar NeumannGerman architect
  • Balthasar BescheyFlemish painter
  • Balthasar van den BosscheFlemish painter
  • Balthasar BekkerDutch minister and theologian whose writings helped end witch trials
  • Balthasar HubmaierGerman Anabaptist leader
  • Balthasar GlättliSwiss politician
  • Balthasar Ferdinand MollAustrian sculptor
  • Balthasar Gerardsassassin of William the Silent

Balthasar in Pop Culture

  • Balthasarcharacter in Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet"