The name Ezekiel has a masculine origin. It has been in use extensively in English and Biblical terms. It has been derived from the name Yechezqel that means God strengthens. He was one of the major Prophets of the Old Testament. He was also the author of eth book of Ezekiel. He used to live in Jerusalem until the Babylonian contest and also the captivity of Israel, at which, the time was when he was taken to Babylon. His book describes the vivid symbolic visions that predict the restoration of the kingdom of Israel.