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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010



Fun Facts about the name Balthazar

  • How many people with the first name Balthazar have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 103 babies born with the first name Balthazar in the United States. That's more than enough people named Balthazar to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Balthazar? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2001 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Balthazar first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Balthazar is Tuesday, February 3rd, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Balthazar born? The highest recorded use of the first name Balthazar was in 2011 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Random Balthazar Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Balthazar is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Balthazar: Your name in reverse order is Razahtlab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aaztbhlra. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Balthazar? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 915 people with the last name Balthazar.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Balthazar? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Balthazar as their last name since less than 1 person in 323k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Balthazar as a first name

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Popularity of Balthazar as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Balthazar U.S.
  White 25.90% 64.26%
  African American 57.49% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.98% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.87% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.04% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 10.71% 16.26%

Of Last Name Balthazar

People with the last name Balthazar are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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


Origin and Meaning of Balthazar

The name "Balthazar" is of Unknown origin, and it means "One of the three Wise Men. A bottle of wine that has the equivalant of 12 bottles total". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. (New Testament) one of the three sages from the east who came bearing gifts for the infant Jesus

From Latin Balthasar, equivalent of the English biblical Belshazzar. From Hebrew "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 name ascribed to one of the Magi.
  2. (biblical) a Babylonian king mentioned in the Book of Daniel
  3. A male given name.
  4. A very large wine bottle with the capacity of about 12 liters, equivalent to 16 standard bottles.

Balthazar Getty

Balthazar Getty is an actor and musician with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1989 to present. Balthazar was born in 1969 as Paul Balthazar Getty in Tarzana, California, U.S.


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What does the name Balthazar mean?

Bis for bloom, your glow of life.

Ais for approachable, constantly meeting new people

Lis for look, the way you look at life.

Tis for touching, the way you show you are.

His for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

Ais for adaptable, whenever things change

Zis for zip, the quickness in your step!

Ais for aspirations, many to be attained

Ris for resourceful, in any challenge that comes your way

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