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Zeke is an eye-catching and energetic baby name for boys. Simple but strong, the name Zeke holds in the sports world as well as in popular culture. Zeke Falcone is the titular protagonist of the show Zeke and Luther, and Zeke Beakerman is an important character on television's Wizards of Waverly Place. Keep reading to learn more about this baby name.

Meaning of the name Zeke:

Hebrew: God will strengthen

Origin of the name Zeke:

Zeke is the modern short of the biblical name Ezekiel. The name entered English through the Greek translation Iezekiēl. It ultimately derived from the Hebrew roots yehezq (meaning “to strengthen”) and ‘ēl (meaning “God”).

Symbolism of the name Zeke:

Zeke is a modern English diminutive of the biblical name Ezekiel. The story of this biblical prophet is the subject of the Book of Ezekiel. Symbols of Ezekiel include the divine wheel and the four living creatures of the universe.

baby name Zeke

Style of the name Zeke:

Modern

Gender of the name Zeke:

Zeke is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Zeke:

ZEEK

Number of syllables in the name Zeke:

One

Emotion evoked from the name Zeke:

The name Zeke evokes feelings of enthusiasm and zeal.

Alternative spellings for the name Zeke:

  • Zeek
  • Zeik

Nicknames for the name Zeke:

  • Zee
  • Zekie

Popularity of the name Zeke:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Zeke was the 676th most popular baby name for boys in 2020.

Related names for the name Zeke:

Great middle names for Zeke and their meanings:

  • Arthur (bear, king)
  • Caldwell (cold stream)
  • Gavin (white hawk, godsend)
  • Josiah (God has healed)
  • Levi (joined in harmony)
  • Malcolm (devotee of Saint Columba)
  • Phillip (friend of horses)
  • Ronan (little seal)
  • Paul (humble)
  • Titus (title of honor)

Famous people with the name Zeke:

  • Zeke Thayer Bailey (naval aviator)
  • Zeke Edward Battier (son of baseball player Shane Battier)
  • Zeke Bridges (son of actor Beau Bridges)
  • Zeke Earnest Meyer (race car driver)
  • Zeke Robert Markshausen (football player)
  • Zeke Ray Upshaw (basketball player)
  • Zeke Watson Wrigley (baseball player)
  • Zeke Zarchy (trumpet player)
  • Zeke Zettner (musician)

Zeke in popular culture:

  • Zeke Asakura (character in the anime and manga Shaman King)
  • Zeke Beakerman (character on television's Wizards of Waverly Place)
  • Zeke Falcone (titular protagonist of the show Zeke and Luther)
  • Zeke Pedrad (character in the Divergent series)
  • Zeke Zuckermandel (character in the Left Behind series)