US Popularity:14682
Other Origin(s):Babylonian
Meaning:Bel protect the King
If you are looking for a name that will help baby stand out, Balthazar is a distinct and striking choice. Meaning “Bel protect the king,” this name has Hebrew origins and has various biblical connections. Bel, meaning “lord” or “master,” comes from the Mesopotamian religions Assyria, Akkad, and Babylonia but refers to various gods or worshipped entities. Balthazar was also the name of one of the Three Wise Men. If you are looking for more recent instances of this name, the angel Balthazar from Supernatural or the demon Balthazar from Buffy the Vampire Slayer are both good—and evil—examples.

Balthazar Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Balthazar is currently #4269 on The Bump
Boy:Balthazar is currently #1413 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Balthazar is currently #14682 in U.S. births
Boy:Balthazar is currently #5732 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 209
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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