Ezra is a biblical name that’s poetic and heroic. Favored by the Puritans in the 17th century, it offers an unusual combination of vowels and consonants within striking distance. Ezra stands out as a distinctive name among epic Old Testament names. In the Bible, Ezra was a priest and a scribe who recorded the departure of the Israelites from slavery in Babylon. He also led a group of slaves to freedom in Jerusalem.
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- Ezra Jack KeatsAuthor
- Ezra KleinJournalist
- Ezra MillerActor
- Ezra PoundPoet
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