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What does Zaccheus mean?

Zaccheus [za-c-ch-eus] 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.

Associated with: biblical.


Zaccheus has 3 variants: Zacchaeus, Zachaios and Zacheus.

Related boy name: Zeke.

Zaccheus has 1 more relation via Zachariah: Zachery.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Zacchzeus, Zecheus, ..

(female) Zacchnia, Zacchphyr, ..

How popular is Zaccheus?

Zaccheus is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Zaccheus is also an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Popular variation forms of Zaccheus (outside Top 2000) are Zacchaeus, Zachariah (#450 via latest list), Zachery (#1372) and Zeke (#736). Usage of these relations of Zaccheus reached its most widespread 21 years ago (usage of 0.1%) and is now much less (usage 0.1%, down 58.3%), with the version Zachery becoming less trendy. Zachariah is more ubiquitous than the rest, although Zeke seems to be becoming a favorite too. Below is a charted comparison of the statistics of the boy name Zaccheus and associated names. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zacchaeus, Zachariah, Zachery, Zeke in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Zaccheus and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names


Suggested similar names are Alpheus, Bacchus, Caduceus, Dacius, Jackobus, Jacobus, Macarius, Marcus, Mateus, Mattaeus, Matthaus, Mattheus, Orpheus, Rochus, Tacitus, Xanthus, Zacarias, Zaccaria, Zaccary, Zaccery, Zach, Zachary, Zacherish (see Zachariah), Zackery, Zackie, Zaheer, Zahour, Zahur and Zeus. These names tend to be more frequently used than Zaccheus.