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Ezekiel 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.

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

For more information, see also the related name Chico.

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Popularity of Ezekiel

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

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Ezekiel name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Ezekiel with its variant forms and related boy baby names.


Top 1000 ranking of Ezekiel name in U.S.
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