What does Zachariah mean?
Zachariah /za-cha-ri-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.Kreatif forms: Zachakiah, Zalchariah. [more]
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)
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 2 years ago), Zechariah (#671), Zeke (#736), Zak, Zack, Zachery, Zach and Zackery are the prominent alternative forms of Zachariah (#450 2 years ago). Adoption of these forms of Zachariah was at its apex in 1993 (average #609) and is somewhat less today (#771, ▼41.4%). Zachary is more familiar than the rest, though Zechariah has also become popular as well, while Zachery, Zackery and Zack are now somewhat dated. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)