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Meaning and name origin

Zachariah \z(a)-cha-riah\ as a boy's 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 variant forms: 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, Zekeriah and Zeke.

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 or last name for all people (#66299 out of 88799, Top 75%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Zachariah for boys. Zachariah reached its highest rank of #306 in the U.S. in 1992 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Zachariah name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Zachariah and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Zachary (#82), Zachariah (#450), Zechariah (#671), Zeke (#736), Zak, Zack, Zachery, Zach and Zackery. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Zachariah, Zachary, Zachery, Zack, Zackery, Zechariah, Zeke in U.S.

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