What does Zach mean?
Zach [zach] as a boys' name is a Hebrew name, and the meaning of the name Zach is "the Lord recalled". Zach is an alternate spelling of Zachariah (Hebrew): variation of Zechariah. Zach is also a derivative of Zachary (Hebrew).
(male) Zanch, Zech, ..
(female) Zachne, Zachra, .. Middle name pairings:
Zach Davi (Z.D.), ..
How popular is Zach?
Zach is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#16694 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Zach was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest rank of #1689 in the U.S. in the year 2005, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Zacary, Zachariah (#422 via latest list), Zachary (#88), Zachery (#1639), Zack (#1217), Zak and Zeke (#704) are the prominent varying forms of Zach. Other forms, like Zacheus, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Zach was well-received among parents in 1994 (adoption of 1.44%) and is now much diminished (adoption 0.32%, ▼77.6%), with versions such as Zachery becoming less in vogue. Zachariah and Zeke are two of the more chic baby names in this list.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Arch▼, Beach, Larch, Lech, March, Noach, Rich, Roch, Zain▲, Zaki, Zale, Zan, Zane▲, Zann, Zeph and Zerach. These names tend to be more commonly used than Zach.See names in meaning and etymology.