What does Zaccheus mean?
Zaccheus \z(a)-ccheus, zac-cheus\ as a boys' name is pronounced za-KAY-us. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Zaccheus is "the Lord recalled". Variant of Zachariah. Biblical: a tax collector who became one of the disciples of Jesus.
For more on this name, see also the related boy name Zeke.
Zaccheus has 27 more related variations via Zachariah: Zacaria, Zacarias, Zacary, Zaccaria, Zaccariah, Zach, Zacharia, Zacharias, Zacharie, Zachary, Zacherish, Zachery▼, Zack▼, Zackariah, Zackerias, Zackery▼, Zackie, Zak, Zakarias, Zakarie, Zakariyyah, Zakery, Zechariah, Zecheriah, Zekariah, Zeke and Zekeriah.
Zaccheus is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Zaccheus is also an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Popular variation forms of Zaccheus (#unlisted) are Zach, Zachariah (#450 a year ago), Zachary (#82), Zachery, Zack, Zackery, Zak, Zechariah (#671) and Zeke (#736). Adoption of these boy names reached its most widespread in 1993 (usage of 0.3908%) and is now much less (usage 0.229%, down 41.4%), with the versions Zachery, Zack and Zackery becoming less trendy. Zachariah (#450), Zachary (#82), Zechariah (#671) and Zeke (#736) are four of the more trendy birth names in this list. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Zaccheus and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)