Ezekiel Name Meaning & Origin

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.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Ezequiel, Zeke

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Nicknames for Ezekiel

Zeke, Easy, E.Z.

Meanings and history of the name Ezekiel

Hebrew "strength of God"

Famous real-life people named Ezekiel

Ezekiel Czar Martin (b. 2009), son of American actress and singer Tisha Campbell-Martin

Ezekiel in song, story & screen

Ezekiel "Easy" Porterhouse Rawlins, fictional character created by mystery author Walter Mosley.
Ezekiel (Zeke) Braverman, the father/grandfather on the NBC hit show "Parenthood".
Ezekiel "Zeke" Pedrad, minor character in the "Divergent" series.
Ezekiel Jones is a character on the TNT series "The Librarians"

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