What does Zach mean?
Zach \z(a)-ch\ as a boys' name. Zach's name origin is Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Zach is "the Lord recalled". Zach is a variation of Zachariah (Hebrew): variant of Zechariah. Zach is also a derivative of Zachary (Hebrew).
Zach has 34 related forms via Zachariah, Zachary: Zacaria, Zacarias, Zacary, Zaccaria, Zaccariah, Zaccary, Zaccery, Zaccheus, Zachaios, Zacharia, Zacharias, Zacharie, Zacherish, Zachery▼, Zacheus, Zack▼, Zackarey, Zackariah, Zackary▼, Zackerias, Zackery▼, Zackie, Zak, Zakari, Zakarias, Zakarie, Zakariyyah, Zakary▼, Zakery, Zechariah, Zecheriah, Zekariah, Zeke and Zekeriah.
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)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Zach for boys. Zach reached its highest rank of #88 in Ireland in the year 2012, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 100 Birth Names Records, 2013)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Zach and associated names. Zachariah (#450 a year ago), Zachary (#82), Zachery, Zack, Zackary (#618), Zackery, Zak, Zakary, Zechariah (#671) and Zeke (#736) are the prominent varying forms of Zach. Adoption of these boy names reached its peak in 1993 (usage of 0.4153%) and is now much less (usage 0.2221%, down 46.5%), with the versions Zachery, Zack, Zackary, Zackery and Zakary falling out of style. Zachariah (#450), Zachary (#82), Zechariah (#671) and Zeke (#736) are four of the more chic baby names in this list. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
A recommended similar baby name is Zaki. Like Zach, this name is not commonly used.