Name Balthazar Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Balthazar


Balthazar is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Balthazar?

The name Balthazar is of Babylonian-Hebrew origin. The original Babylonian name is Bel-šarru-uṣur, which in Hebrew corresponds to the name Belshatzzar (בֵּלְשַׁאצַּר). Balthazar is the name of one of the wise men, also known as the Magi, or three kings (Balthazar, Melchior and Caspar).

What does the name Balthazar mean?

Balthazar means “Bel/Baal protects the king” or “God protects the king” (from Akkadian “šarrum” = king + “naṣāru” = to protect).

Pronunciation of Balthazar

Variants of the name Balthazar

Baltasar Baltazar Balthasar

Popularity of the name Balthazar

The name Balthazar is ranked #3738 overall.

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