Origin of the name BALTAZAR.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name BALTAZAR.
form of Balthasar (q.v.), possibly meaning "Bel's prince." Usage:
Croatia, Illyria. (History
of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884)
vidi Baltasar, Baltazare. J. Kavańin 448. Jelačić Baltazar.
nar. pjes. 2, 653. (Rječnik
Hrvatskoga ili Srpskoga Jezika, Daničić, 1882)
... Not only did early tradition
fix the number of the Magi, but it also assigned them names. These
are variously given, but the generally received forms are Caspar,
Melchior, Baltazar... (A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities,
Cheetham, v.1, 1875)