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Gender: M Meaning of Ezekiel: "God strengthens" Origin of Ezekiel: Hebrew Ezekiel's Popularity in 2013: #186

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Ezekiel, a visionary Old Testament prophet name, used to be reduced to its nickname Zeke, but modern parents now embrace it in full for its power and dignity. Along with biblical brethren Asher and Ezra, Ezekiel is rising steadily up the popularity charts and is poised to take over for fading first wave Old Testament choices such as Zachary. Ezekiel now ranks at Number 186, close to the highest it's ever been, representing more than 1,900 boys.

Ezekiel Cheever is a character in Arthur Miller's play The Crucible, and an Ezekiel (nn Zeke) appeared on Wizards of Waverly Place, and is one of the Emanuel brothers to Rahm and Ari. 'Ezekiel' is a signature song of Harry Belafonte. Both Beau Bridges and Tisha Campbell-Martin have sons named Ezekiel.

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Famous People Named Ezekiel

Ezekiel Emanuel, American bio ethicist
Ezekiel Kemboi, Kenyan runner
Ezekiel Ansah, American football player
Ezekiel Jiles, American rapper
Ezekiel Czar, son of actress Tisha Campbell-Martin
Ezekiel Jeffrey "Zeke" Bridges, son of actor Beau Bridges

Pop Culture References for the Name Ezekiel

Ezekiel "Zeke" Falcone, main character on Zeke and Luther
Ezekiel "Zeke" Beakerman, from Wizards of Waverly Place
Ezekial, character from Total Drama Island and Total Drama World Tour
Ezekiel Farragut, character in John Cheever's novel Falconer (1977); in prison for the murder of his elder brother, Eben, he escapes by pretending to be the corpse of his cellmate
Ezekiel "Zeke", main character in My American Unhappiness
Ezekiel, an angel in Supernatural
Ezekiel "Zeke" Kinski, from Australian TV soap "Neighbours"
Reverend Lord Ezekiel D'Ysquith, from the Broadway musical, "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder"
Ezekiel "Zeke" Wilkes, protagonist of Cherie Priest's novel, "Boneshaker"

Zeek, Zeke, Ziek

Ezekiel's International Variations

Ézéchiel (French) Hesiquio, Ezekyel, Izechiel, Isiwuiel, Ezequiel, Eziechiele, Quiel, Chaco, Chequil, Exequiel, Esequiel, Chequelo, Hexiquio, Checo, Esequio, Esekial, Exechio, Ezikyel, Ezechiel, Ezikiel, Ezykiel (Spanish) Heskel, Haskel (Yiddish)