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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Baltasar

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From Latin Balthasar, from Hebrew [script needed] (bēlšaṣṣar), attested in the Tanakh and the Old Testament (Daniel, 5:1), from Akkadian [script needed] (bēl-šarra-uṣṣur, literally “May Bel protect the king”).

  1. A male given name.

Notable Persons Named Baltasar

Baltasar Kormákur is an actor, director, and producer. He was most active from 1992 to present. Baltasar was given the name Baltasar Kormákur Samper on February 27th, 1966 in Reykjavík, Iceland.


Baltasar Gracián was a philosopher. Baltasar was born on January 8th, 1601 in Belmonte de Gracián. He left this life on December 6th, 1658.


Baltasar Garzón is an Investigating Magistrate of the Central Court of Criminal Proceedings Number Member of the Congress of Deputies, Investigating Magistrate of theCentral Court of Criminal Proceedings Number and Member of theCongress of Deputies. Baltasar was born on October 26th, 1955 in Torres, Jaén.


Baltasar Hidalgo de Cisneros was a 11th Viceroy of the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata. His military service ended in 1805. Baltasar was born on January 6th, 1756 in Cartagena, Spain. He breathed his last breath on June 9th, 1829.


Baltasar Breki Samper is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 2000 to present. Baltasar was given the name Baltasar Breki Baltasarsson on July 22nd, 1989 in Reykjavík.


Baltasar was born on April 16th, 1921. He breathed his last breath on December 1st, 2002.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Baltasar


Baltasar is a soccer player for the Atlético Clube de Portugal, Sporting Clube de Portugal, C.F. Os Belenenses, F.C. Vizela, F.C. Lixa, and Portugal national football team. Baltasar was born on May 13th, 1948 in Almada.


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Popularity of Baltasar as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Baltasar U.S.
  White 9.80% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 11.76% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 75.82% 16.26%

Of Last Name Baltasar

People with the last name Baltasar are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Baltasar

  • How Popular is the name Baltasar? Baltasar is the 45,629th most popular name of all time. As a last name Baltasar was the 114,424th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Baltasar have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 56 babies born with the first name Baltasar in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Baltasar? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Baltasar first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Baltasar is Saturday, June 28th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Baltasar born? The highest recorded use of the first name Baltasar was in 1916 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Random Baltasar Factoid: According to the 1916 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Baltasar is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1916.
  • Weird things about the name Baltasar: Your name in reverse order is Rasatlab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Baaatrls. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Baltasar? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 153 people with the last name Baltasar.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Baltasar? Baltasar is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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