Diminutive of Ezekiel
"God strengthens"

Zeke Origin and Meaning

The name Zeke is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "God strengthens".

Zeke is a casual form of the name Ezekiel, an important prophet from the Old Testament. How well Zeke holds up depends on the boy: it could be a cooler alternative of Zack, or it could prove too close to "geek." Both Zeke and Ezekiel lag behind in popularity on the UK charts.

On Sons of Anarchy, Zeke is spelled Zeek. Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliot goes by Zeke.

# 640 in the US

Zeke Rank in US Top 1000

# 274 on Nameberry

Zeke Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Zeke Popularity

Famous People Named Zeke

  • Zeke Robert MarkshausenAmerican NFL football player
  • Roger Duane "Zeke" SmithAmerican NFL football player
  • Edmund Raymond "Zeke" BratkowskiAmerican NFL football player
  • Henry John "Zeke" BonuraAmerican baseball player
  • Ezekiel Jeffrey "Zeke" Bridgesson of actor Beau Bridges
  • Zeke Edward Battier (b. 2008)son of basketball player Shane Battier
  • Zeke Egan (b. 2015)son of singer Kian Egan from Westlife

Zeke in Pop Culture

  • Ezekiel "Zeke" Falconemain character on TV's "Zeke and Luther"
  • Ezekiel "Zeke" Beakermancharacter on TV's "Wizards of Waverly Place"
  • Ezekiel "Zeke" Kinskicharacter on Australian TV soap "Neighbours"
  • Zeke Baylorcharacter in the High School Musical movies
  • Ezekiel "Zeke" Stanevillain in the Iron Man comics
  • Zeke Tylercharacter in film "The Faculty"
  • Zekecharacter in film "The Wizard of Oz"
  • Zeke Pedrada teenager in the Divergent Series by Veronica Roth
  • Zekesaber,toothed tiger in animated film "Ice Age"
  • Zeke Finklesteincharacter in 2009 film "The Rebound"
  • Zekemilitary slang for zombie in the film "World War Z"
  • Zekeman,eating worm in Michael Grant's Gone series
  • Zeke Wolf aka The Big Bad WolfDisney character
  • Zeke Asakuracharacter in anime and manga "Shaman King"
  • Zeke Brennercharacter in comic strip "Doonesbury"
  • Zekea character in the book Reboot by Amy Tintera
  • Zekenickname of Philip Banks on TV's "The Fresh Prince of Bel,Air"
  • Gustaf "Zeke" ZuckermandelJr., character in the Left Behind series by Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins
  • Zekenickname of Tom on TV's "Lost"
  • Zeke Jaegercharacter in anime/manga 'Attack on Titan'
  • Zekeside character in "Bob's Burgers"
  • Zekecharacter in "The Brave Little Toaster"