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33k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Ezra

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Help
  • #1243 All Time
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How popular is the name "Ezra" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 39 0 39
1881 44 0 44
1882 41 0 41
1883 28 0 28
1884 43 0 43
1885 24 0 24
1886 39 0 39
1887 33 0 33
1888 32 0 32
1889 33 0 33
1890 43 0 43
1891 38 0 38
1892 44 0 44
1893 38 0 38
1894 44 0 44
1895 45 0 45
1896 45 0 45
1897 43 0 43
1898 40 0 40
1899 25 0 25
1900 42 0 42
1901 20 0 20
1902 26 0 26
1903 33 0 33
1904 34 0 34
1905 32 0 32
1906 31 0 31
1907 31 0 31
1908 25 0 25
1909 30 0 30
1910 42 0 42
1911 46 0 46
1912 89 0 89
1913 84 0 84
1914 107 0 107
1915 142 7 135
1916 153 0 153
1917 140 0 140
1918 148 6 142
1919 143 0 143
1920 142 0 142
1921 170 6 164
1922 149 0 149
1923 166 0 166
1924 148 5 143
1925 133 0 133
1926 139 0 139
1927 121 7 114
1928 117 0 117
1929 106 0 106
1930 109 0 109
1931 84 0 84
1932 82 0 82
1933 88 0 88
1934 106 0 106
1935 78 0 78
1936 98 0 98
1937 72 0 72
1938 52 0 52
1939 49 0 49
1940 60 0 60
1941 48 0 48
1942 59 0 59
1943 59 0 59
1944 64 0 64
1945 50 0 50
1946 52 0 52
1947 59 0 59
1948 57 0 57
1949 66 0 66
1950 75 0 75
1951 78 0 78
1952 57 0 57
1953 77 0 77
1954 57 0 57
1955 71 0 71
1956 71 0 71
1957 71 0 71
1958 60 0 60
1959 60 0 60
1960 62 0 62
1961 61 0 61
1962 57 0 57
1963 67 0 67
1964 45 0 45
1965 59 0 59
1966 57 0 57
1967 52 0 52
1968 55 0 55
1969 73 0 73
1970 70 0 70
1971 96 0 96
1972 104 0 104
1973 129 8 121
1974 123 0 123
1975 150 5 145
1976 157 8 149
1977 165 7 158
1978 149 0 149
1979 157 0 157
1980 174 7 167
1981 198 11 187
1982 178 0 178
1983 144 0 144
1984 150 0 150
1985 180 7 173
1986 163 0 163
1987 207 8 199
1988 207 6 201
1989 188 0 188
1990 184 6 178
1991 192 8 184
1992 187 11 176
1993 231 9 222
1994 233 7 226
1995 271 14 257
1996 355 19 336
1997 375 24 351
1998 470 22 448
1999 488 33 455
2000 600 38 562
2001 612 42 570
2002 596 32 564
2003 691 41 650
2004 777 52 725
2005 905 57 848
2006 966 57 909
2007 1,021 74 947
2008 1,239 82 1,157
2009 1,431 90 1,341
2010 1,535 89 1,446
2011 1,853 101 1,752
2012 2,203 121 2,082
2013 2,880 151 2,729
2014 3,527 155 3,372

Want to know about the populiarty of Ezra? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 33,118 babies born with the name Ezra in the United States. That's more than enough Ezras to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 39 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Ezra" was in 2014 with a total of 3,372 babies. (That's a lot of baby Ezras)

According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ezra" ranks #95 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 8 babies in Vermont have the same name as you in 2003. Across the entire United States a total of 691 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Ezra popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Ezra in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Ezra" mean? The list below shows the origins of Ezra as well as things modernly associated with the name Ezra such as celebrities named Ezra.

Hebrew

Origin and Meaning of Ezra

The name "Ezra" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Help". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Ezra Pound

Ezra was born in 1885.

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Alternative Meanings

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

Z is for zany, the funny side of you!

R is for relax, you know how!

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

Your name in reverse order is "Arze". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aerz". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Ezra born Jul 3, 1941

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Italy approximately on 1675. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

Name poster for Ezra

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