Lazaro is a name with both religious and cultural meanings. Though once popular in the United States, its popularity has declined greatly over the last few generations. Read on to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Lazaro:

Hebrew: God is my help

Origin of the name Lazaro:

Lazaro is a name of primarily Spanish and Portuguese origin that is derived from the Hebrew name meaning “God is my help”.

Symbolism of the name Lazaro:

Lazaro is typically a name that ties closely to the religion or culture of the family; its connection to religion also tends to symbolize a family's hope that a child will be able to overcome obstacles.

Style of the name Lazaro:


Gender of the name Lazaro:

Lazaro is almost exclusively used as a name for baby boys.

Pronunciation of the name Lazaro:


Number of syllables in the name Lazaro:


Emotion evoked from the name Lazaro:

Lazaro tends to evoke respectful and reflective emotions from those who hear the name.

Alternative spellings for the name Lazaro:

  • Lezaro
  • Lazaroh
  • Lasaro

Nicknames for the name Lazaro:

  • Zar
  • Zaro
  • Lazie

Popularity of the name Lazaro:

According to the Social Security Administration, Lazaro last ranked on the list of the most popular baby names in the United States in 1996 as the 983rd most popular name for baby boys. The name peaked in popularity in 1985 as the 802nd most popular name for baby boys.

Related names for the name Lazaro:

  • Lazarus
  • Cesaro
  • Jesus

Great middle names for Lazaro and their meanings:

  • Adrian (sea)
  • Milan (with grace)
  • Samuel (God has heard)
  • Bartoli (son of a farmer)
  • Salvatore (savior)
  • Valentin (healthy and strong)
  • Daniel (God is my judge)
  • Raphael (God has healed)

Famous people with the name Lazaro:

  • Lazaro (Brazilian soccer player)
  • Lazaro Francisco (Filipino novelist)
  • Lazaro Rivas (Cuban wrestler)

Lazaros in popular culture:

  • Lazaro (character from Juan of the Dead)
  • LazaroTormes (character from The Life and Times of Lazarillo De Tormes)
  • Lazaro (character from Twin Peaks: The Return)