Ezra
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Given Name EZRA
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: עֶזְרָא (Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: EZ-rə (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Means "help" in Hebrew. Ezra is a prophet of the Old Testament and the author of the Book of Ezra. It has been used as a given name in the English-speaking world since the Protestant Reformation. The American poet Ezra Pound (1885-1972) was a famous bearer.
Related Names
VARIANT: Esdras (Biblical)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Esdras (Biblical Greek), 'Ezra' (Biblical Hebrew), Ezras (Biblical Latin)
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United States  ranked #119 
England and Wales  ranked #295 
Netherlands  ranked #216 
New Zealand  ranked #86