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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Eleazar

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Wiktionary

From Hebrew אֶלְעָזָר (el'azár, “God has helped”).

  1. Any of a number of men in the Old Testament, including a son of Aaron.
  2. A male given name of biblical origin.

Eleazar was also found in the following language(s): Portuguese

Notable Persons Named Eleazar

Eleazar is a saint.

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Eleazar López Contreras was a Senator for life, President of Venezuela, and List of Presidents of Venezuela. His military service ended in 1941. Eleazar was born on May 5th, 1883 in Queniquea, Táchira, Venezuela. He breathed his last breath on January 2nd, 1973.

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Eleazar Wheelock was an office holder. Eleazar was born on April 22nd, 1711 in Windham, Connecticut. He passed away on April 24th, 1779.

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Eleazar Gómez is an actor and singer. Eleazar was given the name José Eleazar Gómez Sanchez on May 29th, 1986 in Mexico City.

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Eleazar is also known as Maccabeus and Eleazar.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Eleazar

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How popular is the baby name Eleazar in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1919 5 0 5
1921 9 0 9
1922 6 0 6
1923 5 0 5
1925 10 0 10
1926 9 0 9
1927 13 0 13
1928 11 0 11
1929 20 0 20
1930 12 0 12
1932 14 0 14
1933 8 0 8
1934 18 0 18
1935 9 0 9
1936 11 0 11
1937 14 0 14
1938 5 0 5
1939 7 0 7
1940 7 0 7
1941 11 0 11
1942 10 0 10
1943 13 0 13
1944 16 0 16
1945 14 0 14
1946 12 0 12
1947 23 0 23
1948 20 0 20
1949 17 0 17
1950 17 0 17
1951 16 0 16
1952 15 0 15
1953 19 0 19
1954 28 0 28
1955 13 0 13
1956 19 0 19
1957 20 0 20
1958 24 0 24
1959 25 0 25
1960 28 0 28
1961 21 0 21
1962 26 0 26
1963 30 0 30
1964 23 0 23
1965 34 0 34
1966 26 0 26
1967 21 0 21
1968 26 0 26
1969 36 0 36
1970 30 0 30
1971 27 0 27
1972 37 0 37
1973 43 0 43
1974 40 0 40
1975 38 0 38
1976 37 0 37
1977 46 0 46
1978 44 0 44
1979 38 0 38
1980 54 0 54
1981 62 0 62
1982 51 0 51
1983 60 0 60
1984 51 0 51
1985 60 0 60
1986 64 0 64
1987 47 0 47
1988 71 0 71
1989 69 0 69
1990 69 0 69
1991 99 0 99
1992 81 0 81
1993 101 7 94
1994 85 0 85
1995 105 0 105
1996 91 0 91
1997 104 0 104
1998 95 0 95
1999 84 0 84
2000 110 0 110
2001 111 0 111
2002 97 0 97
2003 99 0 99
2004 133 0 133
2005 108 0 108
2006 145 0 145
2007 115 0 115
2008 121 0 121
2009 104 0 104
2010 96 0 96
2011 90 0 90
2012 107 0 107
2013 121 0 121
2014 124 0 124
2015 128 0 128
2016 131 0 131
2017 159 0 159

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Popularity of Eleazar as a first name

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Popularity of Eleazar as a last name

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Common last names for Eleazar

  • Rodriguez
  • Hernandez
  • Sanchez
  • Martinez
  • Moreno

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Eleazar U.S.
  White 13.75% 64.26%
  African American 11.68% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 51.55% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 7.56% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 15.46% 16.26%

Of Last Name Eleazar

People with the last name Eleazar are most frequently White, African American, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Eleazar

  • How Popular is the name Eleazar? Eleazar is the 3,904th most popular name of all time. As a last name Eleazar was the 67,747th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Eleazar have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,778 babies born with the first name Eleazar in the United States. That's more than enough people named Eleazar to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Eleazar? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1919 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Eleazar first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Eleazar is Tuesday, July 9th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Eleazar born? The highest recorded use of the first name Eleazar was in 2017 with a total of 159 babies.
  • Random Eleazar Factoid: According to the 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Eleazar is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 19 babies in California have the same name as you in 1992.
  • Weird things about the name Eleazar: Your name in reverse order is Razaele. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Alazree. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Eleazar? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 291 people with the last name Eleazar.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Eleazar? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Eleazar as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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