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Gender of the name Balthasar: male
Unique code of the name Balthasar: 19942
First name Balthasar backwards: Rasahtlab
Meaning and origin of the name Balthasar
Aramaic given name, meaning - "god Baal - protects the King".
Balthasar - is the name commonly attributed to one of the Three Wise Men, at least in the west. Though no names are given in the Gospel of Matthew, this was one of the names the Western church settled on in the 8th century, based on the original meaning, though other names were used by Eastern churches (for more information see Biblical Magi). It is an alternate form of the Babylonian king Belshazzar, mentioned in the Book of Daniel.
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