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Ebenezer Scrooge was the greedy old miser in Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol".
― Anonymous User  6/22/2005
Oh come on, that's what he was at the beginning and how did he end up? Think on how many people you know that are like the Ebenezer in the end. It means stone of help, it's a great name.
silverzither  2/21/2007
*gag* Just picture a small child. A cute little five-year-old. Then picture him waving and saying, "Hi, I'm Ebenezer!" And try not to laugh.
aqualime  11/17/2006
This sounds like the name of an old man, and the sound is a bit comical as well. Besides, the name reminds me of a very annoying track from the 90s by The Shamen, titled Ebenezer Goode, I think.
slight night shiver  4/22/2008
My professor's name and his son's name is Ebenezer, but everyone calls him Eb. I believe he is Brazilian. His son is Nezer (tries not to laugh).
boughmsn  9/16/2008
I can't hear this name without instantly thinking of "A Christmas Carol".
number1212  12/17/2008
Ebenezer Baptist Church was the church that Martin Luther King was the pastor of.
mymymetrocard  12/27/2008
It sounds snobbish, pretentious, and outdated, if it didn't immediately bring to mind Ebenezer Scrooge. It's just plain ugly.
bananarama  7/23/2009
Ebenezer is the full name of oldest child Ben in the 19th century Five Little Peppers children's series.
Anyechka  9/1/2009
I have a strange liking to this name. And everyone forgets that he turns out good in "A Christmas Carol." A good nickname is Ben.
Liesl  11/4/2010
It doesn't really matter how Ebenezer Scrooge ended up at the end of the novel, when considering his name. When I hear Ebenezer, all I can think of is the character from the book. "A Christmas Carol" has become so iconic that there really is no other association. And unless the novel were to fall out of popularity/off the canon--*highly* unlikely, and it would sadden me if this happened--this name just isn't practical on a child.
erb816  11/13/2010
A beautiful name. Ebenezer Scrooge represents the pivotal story of redemption and grace.
Strangak  8/17/2015
This name was very popular among the Puritans in New England in the 17th and 18th centuries.
kaykay_  1/27/2016
The name Ebenezer was given to 49 boys born in the US in 2015.
HerculePoirot  7/5/2016

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