Meaning and name origin
Zaccheus \z(a)-ccheus, zac-cheus\ as a boy's 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 information, see also the related boy name Zeke.
Zaccheus is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Zaccheus and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Zachariah (#450) and Zeke (#736). (2014 statistics).