"God helps"

Eleazar Origin and Meaning

The name Eleazar is boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "God helps".
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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Famous People Named Eleazar

  • EleazarBiblical priest and son of Aaron
  • Eleazar (son of Aminadab)who was entrusted as a keeper of the Ark of the covenant
  • Eleazar (son of Dodo)one of King David's warriors
  • Eleazarson of Mahli (1 Chr. 23:21)
  • Eleazar (son of Pinhas)one of those in charge of the sacred vessels brought back to Jerusalem after the Babylonian Exile
  • Eleazarof the sons of Parosh (Ezra 10:25)
  • Eleazar Avaranthe younger brother of Judas Maccabeus
  • EleazarBiblical figure in 2 Maccabees 6, "one of the leading teachers of the law"
  • Eleazarson of Eliud, father of Matthan, mentioned in Jesus' genealogy (Matthew 1:15)
  • Eleazar ben SimonJewish resistance leader in the First Jewish,Roman War
  • Eleazar ben Azariah1st century Mishanic scholar
  • Eleazar ben Arachone of the Tannaim of the 1st century
  • Eleazar WheelockAmerican minister and founder of Dartmouth College
  • Eleazar DavidmanIsraeli tennis player
  • Elazar MeiselsAmerican Orthodox rabbi
  • Eleazar ben Shammuaa Mishnaic teacher of the 4th generation
  • Elazar Shachrosh yeshiva of the Ponevezh yeshiva, founded the Degel HaTorah political party
  • Eleazarname chosen by Bodo (bishop) upon conversion to Judaism
  • Eleazar RodgersSouth African footballer
  • Eleazar Lipa SukenikIsraeli archaeologist
  • Eleazar of WormsGerman Talmudist
  • Eleazar RobertsWelsh musician
  • Eleazar ben KillirHebrew poet
  • Eleazar Alexander JuárezHonduran politician
  • Eleazar AlbinEnglish naturalist and illustrator

Eleazar in Pop Culture

  • Eleazar is a Twilight name