First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Ebenezer mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Ebenezer

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to 3 people from all over the world, the name Ebenezer is of Hebrew origin and means "Stone of Help".
  2. A user from Netherlands says the name Ebenezer means "Stone".
  3. According to 2 people from Ghana, the name Ebenezer is of English origin and means "Helper".
  4. A user from California, U.S. says the name Ebenezer is of English origin and means "Until this day god is still with us".
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From Hebrew אֶבֶן הָעֵזֶר‎ (éven-ha`éizer, “stone of help”).

  1. (biblical) The stone memorial in Israel erected by Samuel.
  2. A male given name from Hebrew taken up by Puritans in the 17th century.
  3. A ghost town in Georgia, United States.
  4. A village in Saskatchewan, Canada.
  5. A chapel or meetinghouse.

Notable Persons Named Ebenezer

Notable Persons Named Ebenezer

Ebenezer Scrooge

Ebenezer Scrooge is a moneylender, businessperson, money-lender, and business man.

Ebenezer Ofori

Ebenezer Ofori is a soccer player for the AIK Fotboll and New Edubiase United FC. Ebenezer was born on July 1st, 1995 in Kumasi.

Ebenezer Assifuah

Ebenezer Assifuah is a soccer player for the FC Sion, Sekondi Wise Fighters, Liberty Professionals F.C., and Ghana national under-20 football team. Ebenezer was born on July 3rd, 1993 in Accra.

Ebenezer Cobb Morley

Ebenezer Cobb Morley was a solicitor. Ebenezer was born on August 16th, 1831 in Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England. He breathed his last breath on November 20th, 1924.

Ebenezer Obey

Ebenezer Obey is a jùjú music musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1950. Ebenezer was given the name Ebenezer Remilekun Aremu Olasupo Obey-Fabiyi on April 3rd, 1942 in Idogo, Ogun State, Nigeria. Ebenezer is also known as Chief Commander.

Ebenezer Hoar

Ebenezer Hoar was a 30th United States Attorney General. Ebenezer was born on February 21st, 1816 in Concord, Massachusetts. He passed away on January 31st, 1895.

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  • Ebenezer Sproat
    American Pioneers to the Northwest Territory
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  • Ebenezer Seaver
  • Ebenezer Dumont
  • Ebenezer Landells
  • Ebenezer Johnson
    Mayor of Buffalo
  • Bill Peyto
  • Ebenezer Denny
    --05-1st Mayor of Pittsburgh
  • Ebenezer W. Peirce
  • Ebenezer Sunder Singh
  • Ebenezer Mattoon Chamberlain

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ebenezer

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ebenezer

Vijay Ebenezer

Vijay Ebenezer is a film score and gospel composer and music director. He was most prominent from 2011 to present. Vijay was born in Chennai.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ebenezer U.S.
  White 9.94% 64.26%
  African American 18.01% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 67.70% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ebenezer

People with the last name Ebenezer are most frequently African American or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Ebenezer

  • How Popular is the name Ebenezer? Ebenezer is the 11,136th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ebenezer was the 109,758th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ebenezer have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 967 babies born with the first name Ebenezer in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ebenezer to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ebenezer? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1884 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Ebenezer first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ebenezer is Monday, June 14th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Ebenezer born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ebenezer was in 2017 with a total of 55 babies.
  • Random Ebenezer Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ebenezer is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Ebenezer: The name spelled backwards is Rezenebe. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Nezeeerb. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ebenezer? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 161 people with the last name Ebenezer.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ebenezer? Ebenezer is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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