What does Zachariah mean?
Zachariah [zachari-ah] as a boys' name is pronounced zak-a-RYE-ah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Zachariah is "the Lord recalled". Variant of Zechariah. Biblical: the name of 31 men, including the prophet who wrote the Book of Zechariah.
Zachariah▲ has 30 variants: Zacaria, Zacarias, Zacary, Zaccaria, Zaccariah, Zaccheus, Zach, Zachaios, Zacharia, Zacharias, Zacharie, Zachary▼, Zacherish, Zachery▼, Zacheus, Zack, Zackariah, Zackerias, Zackery▼, Zackie, Zak, Zakarias, Zakarie, Zakariyyah, Zakery, Zechariah▲, Zecheriah, Zekariah, Zeke▲ and Zekeriah.
Affiliated boy name: Zephariah.Creative forms:
(female) Middle name pairings:
Zachariah Jonael (Z.J.), ..
How popular is Zachariah?
Zachariah is a somewhat popular first name for males (#957 out of 1220, Top 78%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#35757 out of 150436, Top 24%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Zachariah reached its highest position of #306 in the U.S. in the year 1992, and is at #422 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Zachary (#88 from recent data), Zechariah (#662), Zeke (#704), Zack (#1217), Zackery (#1404), Zachery (#1639), Zacharias (#1966), Zacharia, Zakery, Zak, Zacary, Zacharie and Zach are the prominent alternative forms of Zachariah (#422 from recent data). Usage of these forms of Zachariah was at its apex in 1994 (average #1216) and has become much diminished since (#1435, ▼76.5%), with versions like Zachary falling out of fashion. Zachary is more familiar than the rest, though Zachariah has grown popular as well.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Azariah▲, Elchanah, Gephaniah, Gevariah, Hazaiah, Mataniah, Mattaniah, Nechemiah (see Nehemiah), Zaccary, Zackarey, Zackary▼, Zahavi, Zakari, Zaphar, Zariah and Zephaniah. These names tend to be less frequently used than Zachariah.See names in meaning and etymology.