What does Lazar mean?

Definitions for Lazar
ˈlæz ər, ˈleɪ zərlazar

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. leper, lazarnoun

    a person afflicted with leprosy


  1. lazarnoun

    A sufferer of an infectious disease, especially leprosy.

  2. Etymology: From the biblical Lazarus (Luke XVI.20).

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Lazarnoun

    One deformed and nauseous with filthy and pestilential diseases.

    Etymology: from Lazarus in the gospel.

    They ever after in most wretched case,
    Like loathsome lazars, by the hedges lay. Fairy Queen.

    I’ll be sworn and sworn upon’t, she never shrowded any but lazars. William Shakespeare, Troil. and Cressida.

    I am weary with drawing the deformities of life, and lazars of the people, where every figure of imperfection more resembles me. John Dryden, Aurengzebe.

    Life he labours to refine
    Daily, nor of his little stock denies
    Fit alms, to lazars, merciful, and meek. Philips.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lazarnoun

    a person infected with a filthy or pestilential disease; a leper

  2. Etymology: [OF. lazare, fr. Lazarus the beggar. Luke xvi. 20.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lazar

    lā′zar, n. one afflicted with a loathsome and pestilential disease like Lazarus, the beggar.—ns. Lā′zar-house, a lazaretto; Laz′arist, a member of a R.C. order, the Congregation of the Priests of the Mission, founded by St Vincent de Paul in 1624.—adj. Lā′zar-like, like a lazar: full of sores: leprous. [Fr. lazare—L.,—Gr. Lazaros, in the parable in Luke xvi.—Heb. El‛āzār, 'he whom God helps.']

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. LAZAR

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Lazar is ranked #5689 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Lazar surname appeared 6,093 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 2 would have the surname Lazar.

    93.4% or 5,695 total occurrences were White.
    1.9% or 120 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.7% or 109 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.6% or 103 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.9% or 60 total occurrences were Black.
    0.1% or 6 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lazar in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lazar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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