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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Eleazer

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Alt. Meaning

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

A is for articulate, a regular wordsmith

Z is for zany, the funny side of you!

E is for enamoured, forever will your children be with you

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

Notable Persons Named Eleazer

Eleazer was born in 1788. He breathed his last breath on August 28th, 1858.


Eleazer Wheelock Ripley was a congressman. His military service ended in 1812. Eleazer was born on April 15th, 1782 in Hanover, New Hampshire. He left this life on March 2nd, 1839.


His military service ended in 1839. Eleazer was born on September 10th, 1815 in Geauga County, Ohio. He passed away on December 16th, 1882.


Eleazer was born in 1748 in Somerset. He died on December 8th, 1837.


His military service ended in 1775. Eleazer was born in 1755 in England. He breathed his last breath on September 30th, 1795.


Eleazer was born in 1822. He left this life in 1912.


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Popularity of Eleazer as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Eleazer U.S.
  White 42.54% 64.26%
  African American 37.52% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 8.65% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 8.93% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Eleazer

People with the last name Eleazer are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Eleazer

  • How Popular is the name Eleazer? Eleazer is the 46,183rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Eleazer was the 32,169th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Eleazer have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 54 babies born with the first name Eleazer in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Eleazer? 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 Eleazer first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Eleazer is Saturday, September 8th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Eleazer born? The highest recorded use of the first name Eleazer was in 2014 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Eleazer: Your name in reverse order is Rezaele. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eelzaer. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Eleazer? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 717 people with the last name Eleazer.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Eleazer? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Eleazer as their last name since less than 1 person in 417k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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