Given Name BALTHAZAR

GENDER: Masculine

Meaning & History

Variant of BELSHAZZAR. Balthazar is the name traditionally assigned to one of the wise men (also known as the Magi, or three kings) who visited the newborn Jesus. He was said to have come from Arabia.
VARIANTS: Baltazar, Balthasar
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Baghdasar (Armenian), Bel-Sharra-Usur, Belshazzar (Babylonian), Belshazzar (Biblical), Baltasar (Biblical Greek), Belshatzzar (Biblical Hebrew), Baltassar (Biblical Latin), Boldizsár (Hungarian), Baldassare, Baldo (Italian), Baltasar (Spanish)

Categories

angels, demons, Magi
Entry updated July 11, 2018