Ezra

Gender:boy

Meaning:Helpful

Origin:Hebrew

Pronunciation:AIRZ ra

Variations:Esra, Ezrah

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While Ezra has traditional Hebrew roots, the “Z” in the name helps to make it sound modern and fresh.

Detailed Meaning

The name Ezra comes from the Hebrew for ‘helpful.’ It was popular in the 17th century but is now uncommon.

Famous People With This Name

Ezra Pound was an American poet and critic best known for his contributions to the modernist movement. Ezra Koenig is a American musician from the band “Vampire Weekend.” Ezra Miller is an American actor best known for his roles in “We Need to Talk About Kevin,” The Perks of Being a Wallflower,’ and more recently, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.”

Possible Nicknames

Possible nicknames for Ezra include Ez, Ray, Ezzro or Ezzy.

Related Names

Alternative spellings include Esra and Ezrah.

Stories Featuring This Name

Ezra Fitz is a character from the television show, “Pretty Little Liars.” Ezra Standish is a character on the television show, “The Magnificent Seven.” Ezra is also a character from the movie “Seven Pounds.”

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