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Meaning and name origin

Ezekiel \e-ze-kiel\ as a boy's name is pronounced ez-EE-kee-el. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Ezekiel is "God strengthens". Biblical name from Yechezqel. Ezekiel was a prophet who was among the captives taken to Babylon at the first fall of Jerusalem; he wrote the Book of Ezekiel while in captivity.


Variations

Ezekiel has 10 variant forms: Esequiel, Ezechiel, Eziechiele, Eziequel, Ezequiel, Haskel, Iezekiel, Jesekijel, Yechezkel and Zeke.

For more information, see also the related boy name Chico.


Popularity

Ezekiel is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1075 out of 1220, Top 88%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#29041 out of 88799, Top 33%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Ezekiel for boys (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ezekiel name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ezekiel outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Ezekiel and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Ezekiel (#181), Ezequiel (#569) and Zeke (#736). (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ezekiel, Ezequiel, Zeke in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ezekiel outside U.S.

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