What does Zachariah mean?
Zachariah \z(a)-cha-riah\ 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. Zacarias is a Spanish and Portuguese form.
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.
For more information, see also the related boy name Zephariah.
Zachariah is a somewhat popular first name for males (#957 out of 1220, Top 78%) and also a somewhat popular surname for all people (#66299 out of 88799, Top 75%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Zachariah for boys. Zachariah entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #306 in the U.S. in the year 1992, and is at #450 presently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Zachariah and affiliated names. Zachary (#82 last year), Zechariah (#671), Zeke (#736), Zak, Zack, Zachery, Zach and Zackery are the prominent alternative forms of Zachariah (#450 last year). Adoption of these boy names was at its apex in 1993 and has become much less since, with the versions Zachery, Zackery and Zack becoming less fashionable. Zeke (#736), Zechariah (#671), Zachariah (#450) and Zachary (#82) are four of the more trendy baby names in this list. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)