Ezekiel \e-ze-kiel\ as a boy's name is pronounced ee-ZEE-k'-yul. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Ezekiel is "strength of God". Biblical: Ezekiel was a prophet who was among the captives taken to Babylon at the first fall of Jerusalem; he wrote the Book of Ezekiel while in captivity. Esequiel is a Spanish form.
For more information, see also the related name Chico.