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Pronunciation

ɛzrə

Origin

English, Hebrew

Meaning

A beautiful, strong old name with a writing tradition. Ezra is the name of the well-known writer, the poet Ezra Pound. This snappy little name is on the cool list. Why? Like many of our most ancient names, Ezra is making a comeback. These old names now have a clear, contemporary ring to them. As for the ancient meaning of Ezra, it's 'helping', from the old Hebrew.

Rank in the year 2015

Ezra was ranked #154 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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