Other Origin(s):Babylonian
Meaning:Baal protect the king; Prince of Bel
Belshazzar is a boy’s name of Hebrew and Babylonian origin, meaning “Baal protect the king” or “prince of Bel.” Sporting strong biblical connotations, Belshazzar is best known for its ties to Baal, a familiar figure in Canaan religion known as the god of fertility. In the Christian Bible, Belshazzar is also the son of Nabonidus, whom he takes after as one of the many monarchs of the Babylonian Empire. With such bold leaders behind them, baby Belshazzar is sure to make a splash just as monumental.
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