Ezekiel: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Ezekiel

Of Hebrew origin, meaning “God will strengthen,” Ezekiel is one of those Old Testament names that is gaining popularity with a quickness. Probably because having the letter Z in your name just ups the cool-kid factor somehow.

Nicknames:

Zeke, or Zeek if you prefer it to look more along the lines of “geek.”

Famous people named Ezekiel:

U.S. Congressmen Ezekiel Bacon and Ezekiel Whitman; rapper Ezekiel Jiles (a.k.a. Freekey Zekey); football player Ezekiel Elliot.

Fun fact:

The hit comic book and television series The Walking Dead features a character named King Ezekiel.

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