Given Name EBENEZER

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Biblical
OTHER SCRIPTS: אֶבֶן הָעָזֶר (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: eb-ə-NEE-zər (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Means "stone of help" in Hebrew. This was the name of a monument erected by Samuel in the Old Testament. Charles Dickens used it for the miserly character Ebenezer Scrooge in his novel 'A Christmas Carol' (1843).
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Eben (English)

Categories

biblical, biblical places, Charles Dickens characters, Crash Bandicoot characters, currently out of the US top 1000, earth, help, Jimmy Neutron characters, literature, nature, place names, Victor Hugo characters
Entry updated December 8, 2017