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What does the name "Ezra" mean?

Ezra (Hebrew): Help

The name "Ezra" is of Hebrew origin and it means "Help". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

Z is for zip, the quickness in your step!

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

Your name in reverse order is "Arze". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Zaer". How do you pronounce that?

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How popular is the name "Ezra" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Ezra? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 33,118 babies born with the name Ezra in the United States. That's more than enough Ezras to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 39 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Ezra" was in 2014 with a total of 3,372 babies. (That's a lot of baby Ezras)

According to the 1936 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ezra" is not a popular baby boy's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 1936. Across the entire United States a total of only 98 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Ezra popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Ezra in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the midwest? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Ezra

Ezra Pound

Ezra was born in 1885.


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