- a masculine name
- a Hebrew scribe, prophet, and religious reformer of the 5th cent.
- the book telling of his life and teachings: abbrev. Ez or Ezr
Origin of EzraEcclesiastical Late Latin from Classical Hebrew (language) ezra, literally , help
A Hebrew high priest of the fifth century BC who led many Jews back to Jerusalem after their Babylonian exile.
Origin of EzraHebrew 'ezrā' a nickname perhaps for 'azrî'ēl God is my help &ayin;&dlowmac;r
Origin of EzraAfter Ezra 1
From the Hebrew עזרא (“God helps”).