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What does Zach mean?

Zach Pronunciation of 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).

Variations

Zach has 7 related forms via Zachariah, Zachary: Zacary, Zachery, Zacheus, Zack, Zackie, Zak and Zeke.

Creative forms:
(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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zach name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Zach outside U.S.

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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zach, Zacary, Zachariah, Zachary, Zachery in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zack, Zeke in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Zach, Zachary, Zak outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended 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.

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