Ezekiel - boys name

Ezekiel name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 95%

Ezekiel name meaning:

The name Ezekiel has its roots in Hebrew and carries significant biblical references. Derived from the Hebrew name יְחֶזְקֵאל (Yechezqel), Ezekiel means "God strengthens" or "God will strengthen." The name is made up of two elements: "yechez" meaning "to strengthen" and "el" referring to God. Thus, Ezekiel can be interpreted as a name that signifies God's ability to provide strength and support.

In the Bible, Ezekiel is a major prophet who receives divine visions and messages from God. His prophecies are often associated with the restoration and redemption of Israel. The name Ezekiel has gained popularity over time due to its religious and symbolic significance. Parents who choose this name for their sons often hope to inspire strength, resilience, and a connection to spirituality.

Overall, the name Ezekiel embodies a powerful message of trust in God's strengthening presence, making it a meaningful choice for families seeking a name with spiritual connotations.

Origin: Hebrew

Strength of God.

Related names

Ezekiel , Zeke

Other boys names beginning with E


Overall UK ranking: 244 out of 4789

198 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (871)

Historical popularity of Ezekiel

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