Origin : Diminutive of Ezekiel

God strengthens

The name Zeke is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "God strengthens". Zeke is a casual form of the name Ezekiel, an important prophet from the Old Testament. How well Zeke holds up depends on the boy: it could be a cooler alternative of Zack, or it could prove too close to "geek." Both Zeke and Ezekiel lag behind in popularity on the UK charts. On Sons of Anarchy, Zeke is spelled Zeek. Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliot goes by Zeke.

Popularity of name Zeke over time

There are 5558 people in the U.S. with the first name Zeke, this name was mostly popular in 2017 with popularity 424 .

Zeke is used for Man.

100 percent of people with the first name Zeke are man

0 percent of people with the first name Zeke are woman

Lists containing Zeke

Most Famous People Named Zeke

military slang for zombie in the film "World War Z"
character in film "The Faculty"
character on Australian TV soap "Neighbours"
a teenager in the Divergent Series by Veronica Roth
American baseball player
American NFL football player
saber-toothed tiger in animated film "Ice Age"
American NFL football player
American NFL football player
son of basketball player Shane Battier
man-eating worm in Michael Grant's Gone series
character in the High School Musical movies
character in film "The Wizard of Oz"
character in 2009 film "The Rebound"
son of actor Beau Bridges
character on TV's "Wizards of Waverly Place"
villain in the Iron Man comics
son of singer Kian Egan from Westlife
main character on TV's "Zeke and Luther"

Name of the Day


Scottish version of John, the Lord is gracious

Names Created Using the Letters in Zeke