First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Zekiel mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Zekiel

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Oregon, U.S. says the name Zekiel means "Zek og zeq in Hebrew means 'spark', referring to a comet or shooting star. Zikiel is an Angel who controls comets and lightning. Zekiel, or Zikiel, means literally Spark of God, meaning Shooting Star of God".
  2. According to a user from West Virginia, U.S., the name Zekiel is of Hebrew origin and means "Strength of god".
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Fun Facts about the name Zekiel

  • How Popular is the name Zekiel? Zekiel is the 18,642nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Zekiel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 421 babies born with the first name Zekiel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zekiel to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zekiel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1989 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Zekiel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zekiel is Sunday, June 4th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Zekiel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zekiel was in 2019 with a total of 52 babies.
  • Random Zekiel Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zekiel is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Zekiel: The name spelled backwards is Leikez. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Eielkz. How do you pronounce that?
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