Lazarus Meaning and Origin

The name Lazarus is a boy’s name meaning “God is my help” and is of Scottish origin. The name Lazarus is a Latinate version of Greek Lazaros, an aphetic short form of Hebrew Eleazar. There are two men named Lazarus mentioned in the New Testament the most famous is Lazarus of Bethany, whom Jesus raised from the dead after having been dead for four days (JOHN 11:1).

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