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).
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).