Ezra

Pronunciation: e-hzra-h
Origin: Israel
gender-male
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Middle East

Ezra is a masculine given name of Hebrew origin, derived from the root ע-ז-ר, meaning "help". The name may also be a short form of the longer Hebrew name "Azaryahu," which means "God helps". The most notable figure associated with the name Ezra is a Hebrew prophet, scribe, and priest who wrote the Book of Ezra in the Bible. The origin of the name Ezra can be traced back to the ancient Hebrew priest of the same name, who is traditionally credited as the author of Ezra-Nehemiah and the Books of Chronicles. The name has gained popularity in recent years, with its ranking in the United States climbing from 431st to 59th between 2000 and 2018.

Ezra Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Ezra is currently #227 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: Ezra is currently #227 on Kiindred Boy Names
gender-male Overall Nature: Ezra is currently #86 on Kiindred Nature Names
gender-male Boy Nature: Ezra is currently #86 on Kiindred Boy Nature Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Ezra is currently #224 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-male Boy Unique: Ezra is currently #224 on Kiindred Boy Unique Names

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