Zeke - Meaning of Zeke
[ 1 syll. ze-ke, zek-e ] The baby boy name Zeke is pronounced Ziy-K †. Zeke has its origins in the Hebrew and Aramaic languages. It is used largely in the English and Hebrew languages. From Aramaic roots, its meaning is 'shooting star; spark'.
In addition, Zeke is an English and Hebrew short form of Ezekiel (English).
Zeke is also an English and Hebrew diminutive of Zachary (English).
Zeke is rather popular as a baby boy name, and it is also considered fairly trendy. The name's popularity has been rising since the 2010s; before that, it was of only very modest use. At the recent peak of its usage in 2017, 0.021% of baby boys were given the name Zeke. It had a ranking of #617 then. In 2018, it ranked at #642 with a usage of 0.021%. Out of the family of boy names directly linked to Zeke, Ezekiel was the most widely used. It was more regularly used than Zeke by 11 times in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Zeke: Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)"