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

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Esdras

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  1. A user from Alabama, U.S. says the name Esdras means "Prophet in the bible".
  2. According to a user from Virginia, U.S., the name Esdras is of Hebrew origin and means "God is my Help".
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From Latin Esdrās, from Ancient Greek Ἔσδρᾱς (Ésdrās), from Hebrew עזרא‎ (Ezra).

  1. (biblical) any of four books of the Old Testament and Apocrypha of the Bible.
    Synonym: Esd. (abbreviation)

Esdras was also found in the following language(s): French, Latin, Portuguese, and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Esdras

Notable Persons Named Esdras

Esdras Minville

Esdras was born in 1896. He breathed his last breath in 1975.

Esdras Padilla

Esdras Padilla is a soccer player for the F.C. Municipal Valencia, Comayagua F.C., C.D. Motagua, Honduras national under-20 football team, and Honduras national under-23 football team. Esdras was born on September 4th, 1989 in Tegucigalpa.

Esdras Hartley

Esdras Hartley was an art director. He was most prominent from 1923 to 1941. Esdras was born on September 3rd, 1892 in New York City. He died on January 27th, 1946.

Esdras Rangel

Esdras Rangel is a soccer player for the Club Universidad Nacional, Chiapas F.C., Salamanca F.C., Chiapas F.C. Reserves, and Academy. Esdras was born on July 31st, 1977 in Mexico City.

Esdras Alfred de St-Georges

Esdras was born on August 4th, 1849 in Cap-Santé, Canada East. He passed away on June 19th, 1890.


Esdras is an athlete for the Águia de Marabá Futebol Clube.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Esdras

Notable Persons With the Last Name Esdras

Marcel Esdras

Marcel was born on May 21st, 1927. He breathed his last breath on November 13th, 1988.


Esdras is an athlete for the Águia de Marabá Futebol Clube.


Fun Facts about the name Esdras

  • How Popular is the name Esdras? Esdras is the 9,741st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Esdras have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,187 babies born with the first name Esdras in the United States. That's more than enough people named Esdras to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Esdras? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Esdras first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Esdras is Monday, February 19th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Esdras born? The highest recorded use of the first name Esdras was in 2019 with a total of 70 babies.
  • Random Esdras Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Esdras is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 12 babies in California have the same name in 2000.
  • Weird things about the name Esdras: The name spelled backwards is Sardse. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Rssead. How do you pronounce that?
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