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Gender Masculine
Scripts עֶזְרָא(Hebrew)
Pronounced Pron. EZ-rə(English)
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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.
VariantEsdras(Biblical)
Other Languages & CulturesEsdras(Biblical Greek) 'Ezra'(Biblical Hebrew) Ezras(Biblical Latin)
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