Origin:Hebrew
Popularity:85
Meaning:Strength of God
Ezekiel is a boy’s name of Hebrew origin, meaning “strength of God.” Ezekiel is derived from the name Yechezkel, which means “God will strengthen.” Considered one of the greatest prophets of his time, Ezekiel wrote the Old Testament book bearing his name and was among the captives taken to Babylon during the first fall of Jerusalem. Incredibly popular amongst Jewish parents, Ezekiel is melodic and carries an aura of ancient wisdom. Despite its profoundly religious connotation, the name is sometimes shortened to Zeke, which has the personality of a cool surfer dude. Whether you wish to honor your faith or simply love the ethereal vibe of this title, Ezekiel is a beautiful name for baby.

Famous People Named Ezekiel

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  • Charles Ezekiel Mozes
    Son of Cynthia Nixon
  • Ezekiel Ansah
    Football Player
  • Ezekiel Elliott
    Football Player

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Source: Social Security Administration

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