Name Zeke Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Zeke


Zeke is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Zeke?

Zeke is a diminutive of the biblical name Ezekiel that is of Hebrew origin.

What does the name Zeke mean?

Zeke means “God will strengthen”, “God strengthens” and “God’s Strength” (from Hebrew “el/אֵל” = God + “chazák/חָזָק” = to be strong).

Other variants

Zeke is can also be spelled Zeek.

Famous people named Zeke

  • Former American ringer Zeke Jones (born 1966) is a 1991 world champion. He also won the silver medal in 1992.
  • American jazz-trumpeter Zeke Zarchy (1915 - 2009) was known as a member of the Glenn Miller Orchestra.
  • Zeke Rowe (born 1973) is a former British striker in the British football league.
  • Former American football pro Zeke Robert Markshausen (born 1987) played for the “Kansas City Chiefs”.

Fictional characters named Zeke

  • One of the saber toothed cats in the animated movie “Ice Age” is called Zeke. He is voiced by Jack Black.
  • In the Netflix-Show “Ozark”, the newborn of the character Pastor Mason Young, played by Michael Mosley, was named Zeke.
  • In the popular anime “Attack on Titans”, Zeke Jäger is the older half-brother of protagonist Eren Jäger.
  • Zeke Baylor, played by Chris Warren, is a character from the “High School Musical” movies.
  • In the dystopian book series “The Divergent” by Veronica Roth, Zeke Pedrad is a friend of main character Tobias “Four” Eaton.

Pronunciation of Zeke

Popularity of the name Zeke

The name Zeke is ranked #9000 overall.

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