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Meaning of Ezra

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The name Ezra has the following meaning:

A helper.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Ezra is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 393 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Ezra rose in popularity, moving up the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 32 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 259 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Ezra in the USA, over the past 100 years.
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The name Ezra is pronounced as ez-rah


Ezra originates from the Hebrew language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Ezra and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Ezra: Boys - Adam, Alpheus, Carmine, Danyele, Deror, Eben, Ebenezer, Hiram, Israel, Jamin, Jared, Malachi, Meyer, Naftali, Nathan, Nehemiah, Nili, Nimrod, Omarion, Samuel, Girls - Leva, Rella, Selah, Tamya, Both genders - Dagan, Elsie, Micah


Popular Variants for the name Ezra: Azariah, Azur, Esdras, Esra, Eza, Ezira, Ezirah, Ezrah (Hebrew), Ezrea, Ezree, Ezrey, Ezri, Ezrie, Ezry, Ezyra, Ezyrah


We think the name Ezra should fall under the following style category: Traditional.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Ezra to be: A talented person

In one word, you might describe Ezra as a(n) "talented" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Ezra (or its variants) are:

Ezra Taft Benson, born on 4 August, a famous politician. Ezra Taft Benson's background: The thirteenth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1985 until his death and was United States Secretary of Agriculture for both of the administrations of U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower.

Ezra Jack Keats, born on 11 March, a famous author. Ezra Jack Keats's background: Author of The Snowy Day, was an easel artist and one of the most important children's literature authors and illustrators of the 20th Century.

Ezra Pound, born on 30 October, a famous poet. Ezra Pound's background: An American expatriate poet, critic and intellectual who was a major figure of the Modernist movement in early-to-mid 20th century poetry.
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