Ezekiel: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Ezekiel

Ezekiel

Pronunciation: eh-ZEE-kee-əl (key)

Origin of the name Ezekiel:

Derived from the Greek Iezekiēl, a name derived from the Hebrew yehezq'ēl (God strengthens). The name is borne in the Bible by a 6th century B.C. Hebrew prophet whose ministry lasted more than twenty-three years. His prophecies are recorded in the Old Testament book of Ezekiel.

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Related Names:

Ezequiel, Zeke

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My grandson, born 6/12 in Pittsburgh PA, is named Ezekiel. We call him Zeke, or EZ. It's a different name and I believe he will be the only Zeke in his class. But that's OK since most people identify the name as being strong.

Nicknames for Ezekiel: | Edit

Zeke, Easy, E.Z.

Meanings and history of the name Ezekiel: | Edit

Hebrew "strength of God"

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Ezekiel "Easy" Porterhouse Rawlins, fictional character created by mystery author Walter Mosley.
Ezekiel (Zeke) Braverman, the father/grandfather on the NBC hit show "Parenthood".

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