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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.
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).
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