What does Ezequiel mean?
Ezequiel /eze-quiel/ [4 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Ezequiel is "God strengthens". Ezequiel is an alternate form, with the prefix Ezeq-, of Ezekiel (Hebrew): biblical name from Yechezqel.
How popular is Ezequiel?
Ezequiel is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#1100 out of 1220, Top 90%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Ezequiel for boys. Ezequiel was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its apex position of #516 in the U.S. in the year 2012, and is at #569 currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the boy name Ezequiel and related names. Ezekiel (#181 last year) and Zeke (#736) are the prominent related forms of Ezequiel (#569 last year). Adoption of these boy names is at its apex presently (usage of 0.5047%). Zeke (#736), Ezekiel (#181) and Ezequiel (#569) are three of the more fashionable baby names here, and there is also a rekindling in baby name popularity for Ezekiel. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)