Lazaros

Lazaros is a male Greek name, which is the Greek version of the Jewish name Eleazar, found in the New Testament, which means “my God has helped” .

According to the scripts, Lazaros – or Lazarus in Latin – was a man from the city of Bethany, the brother of Mary and Martha, who was restored to life by Jesus. He is a very important figure in the Testament because he symbolizes the victory of life over death.

male greek name lazaros

Sound of name Lazaros: Lá- zah-ros

Female Version of name Lazaros: N/A

Nameday of Lazaros: April 16th in 2011. Nameday of Lazaros is always 8 days before Easter Day.

Origin of name Lazaros – The Resurrection of Lazarus

The Orthodox Church celebrates the Resurrection of Lazarus 8 days before Easter Day, thus before the day of the Resurrection of Christ.

The legend goes as follows:

Lazarus was the brother of Mary and Martha and had been dead four days when some people went to Jesus and asked him to help Mary and Martha. Indeed, Jesus went outside the burial place of Lazarus and shouted, “Come out”.

Still wrapped in grave cloths, Lazaros got up and stumbled out of the burial chamber alive and well. Not only did Christ prove he had power over life and death, he also illustrated an important step in God’s plan to save mankind.

Nicknames deriving from name Lazaros

Lazaros doesn’t have many nicknames and diminutives; the most common ones are Lazos and Aris

The Names’ Fairy reveals the meaning of name Lazaros

Lazaros is usually lonely and introverted; he rarely can overcome difficulties easily and needs time to “resurrect” himself. When he finds the most suitable person, he can build a really enjoyable life.

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One Response to Lazaros

  1. blackhumor September 4, 2011 at 19:58 #

    I don’t ever hear the nickname Aris for Lazaros…

    The only one I have hear is Akis (Lazarakis)

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