Lazarus (name)

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Gender Male
Word/Name Hebrew
Meaning God has helped
Other names
Derived Eleazar
Related names Lazar

Lazarus is a given name and surname. It is derived from the Hebrew אלעזר, Elʿāzār (Eleazar) meaning "God has helped".[1]

People with the given name Lazarus[edit]

Fictional characters[edit]

People with the surname Lazarus[edit]

Fictional characters[edit]

  • Dr. Lazarus in the film Galaxy Quest
  • Robert MacNichol (Lazarus) from Blair Witch Volume II: The Legend of Coffin Rock
  • Kirk Lazarus in Tropic Thunder
  • Professor Richard Lazarus in the Doctor Who episode "The Lazarus Experiment"
  • Archbishop Lazarus in video game Diablo
  • Dr. Marian Lazarus, a character in Outland

See also[edit]


  1. ^ William Barclay, The Parables of Jesus, Westminster John Knox Press, 1999, ISBN 0-664-25828-X, pp. 92-98.