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Boy Name: Belshazzar

Name: Belshazzar
Pronunciation: \belsh(az)-zar\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: Baal protect the king
Origin: Babylonian


Belshazzar \belsh(az)-zar\ as a boy's name is a variant of Balthasar (Babylonian), and the meaning of Belshazzar is "Baal protect the king". See also Zarek.

Similar baby names are Balthazar and Balthazaar.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Belshazzar.


Belshazzar is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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