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:
(male) Zacharide, Zachariki, ..
(female) Zachara, Zacharida, ..
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 reached its highest position of #306 in the U.S. in the year 1992, and is at #450 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Zachariah and affiliated names. Zachary (#82 from recent data), Zechariah (#671), Zeke (#736), Zackery (#1280), Zack (#1286), Zachery (#1372), Zacharias, Zacharia, Zakery, Zak, Zacary, Zacharie and Zach are the prominent alternative forms of Zachariah (#450 from recent data). Usage of these forms of Zachariah was at its apex in 1994 (average #1216) and has become much diminished since (#1419, ▼76%), with versions like Zackery falling out of fashion. Zachary is more familiar than the rest, though Zechariah has grown popular as well.
Recommended 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.