Ezra - boys name

Ezra name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 99%

Ezra name meaning:

The name Ezra is of Hebrew origin and has a deep historical and biblical significance. In Hebrew, it means "help" or "helper," derived from the root word "azar," which implies support or assistance. The name Ezra is often associated with wisdom, knowledge, and guidance. In the Bible, Ezra was a respected scribe and priest who led the return of the Jews from exile in Babylon to rebuild Jerusalem and reinstate Jewish religious practices.

Parents who choose the name Ezra for their son often value qualities like intelligence, leadership, and a desire to help others. It is a name that conveys a sense of responsibility and someone who can offer support and guidance to those around them. The name Ezra has gained popularity in recent years, resonating with its biblical roots and reflecting a trend towards names that have a vintage and timeless appeal. Overall, the name Ezra carries a strong and positive meaning, representing a person who is willing to lend a helping hand and make a difference in the world.

Origin: Hebrew


Related names

Ezra , Esra

Other boys names beginning with E


Overall UK ranking: 51 out of 4789

1226 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Wales (42)
  • England (51)
  • Scotland (108)

Historical popularity of Ezra

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