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Etymology of the name Ezekiel:

According to anthroponymic studies, it is considered that the name Ezekiel comes from the Latinized Hebrew Yechezk’El, which means “He is my strength” referring to Yahweh, a Christian God and also a Jew. Due to its multiple appearances in Holy Scripture, it is considered a biblical name.and also a theophoric name for its closeness to God. According to the Bible, Ezekiel was a Hebrew prophet during the 5th century BC. C. son of Buzi, who was exiled from Babylon and is to whom the Book of Ezekiel is attributed, the reflections on the construction of the Temple of Jerusalem and the exile in the Old Testament. Ezekiel also appears in the bible, the one who disregards Aaron, who was a priest. Saint Ezequiel Moreno y Díaz was a Spanish Augustinian Recollect priest of the 19th century. In the world of painting there is a painting called Ezekiel made by the Italian architect Rafael Sanzio in the sixteenth century. Ezequiel is the variant of the name in Spanish and Portuguese.


For most languages, the name Ezekiel retains its spelling. Yechezkel in Biblical Hebrew, Ieszekiel in Biblical Greek, Ezechiel in Biblical Latin, Ezekiel or Zeke in English, Hiez e cihel in Croatian, Hesek i l in Finnish, Chatzkel in Yiddish, Haskel in Turkish. This name has no known female variants.

Famous people named Ezekiel:

  • Ezequiel Martinez Estrada

    • Argentine writer, poet and critic : he was born in San José de la Esquina in 1895. He is known for winning the Casa de las Américas Prize, and for winning the National Literature Prize twice for his work portica in the first instance, and later for an essay. He was a founding member of the Argentine Society of Writers where he also served as president on several occasions. As a young man he was self-taught, passionate about reading and writing. He worked for more than 30 years at the Central Post Office in Buenos Aires while publishing in magazines and writing poetry.
  • Ezekiel Ander Egg

    • Argentine philosopher, sociologist and essayist : he was born in Bernardo Larroudé, Province of La Pampa in 1930. He has worked as a planning consultant for UNESCO, being a specialist in topics such as economic planning, social planning, pedagogy and political science, with an interest in creating policies culture with social impact. During his career he has written more than 50 books on various topics of social research and philosophical reflection. He studied in Argentina, France, Spain and Belgium.
  • Ezekiel Treister

    • Argentine astrophysicist : born in Buenos Aires in 1979. He is recognized in the world of science for his research on black holes and their origins, as well as the evolution of galaxies. His research has been carried out at Chilean observatories and also at the Chandra X-ray Observatory at the University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy. His studies have allowed us to understand the origin of the universe and the population of active nuclei in the galaxy.

General characteristics of the most famous people named Ezekiel:

People who bear this name are usually great conciliators and innate leaders . They have a great capacity to listen and advise, sometimes with their word and generally with their example. They are kind, humble, intelligent and very perceptive. They like to help others and have a humanitarian and sometimes penitential vocation. They tend to have long-term memory and remember aspects of life that may not be important to other people. They are detailed and very observant.