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Ezekiel meaning and name origin

Ezekiel \e-ze-kiel\ as a boy's name is pronounced ee-ZEE-k'-yul. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Ezekiel is "God strengthens". Biblical: 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. Esequiel is a Spanish form.

Ezekiel has 6 variant forms: Esequiel, Ezechiel, Eziechiele, Eziequel, Ezequiel and Zeke.

For more information, see also the related name Chico.

Baby names that sound like Ezekiel are Eskel and Eskil.

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Popularity of Ezekiel

Ezekiel is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1075 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#29041 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Ezekiel compared with its variant forms and related boy baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Ezekiel only.

Popularity of name Ezekiel
Popularity of Ezekiel