What does Zachary mean?
Zachary /za-cha-ry/ [3 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced ZAK-a-ree. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Zachary is "the Lord recalled".
Affiliated boy name: Zeke.
Zachary▲ has 19 more related forms via Jacob, Jared, Jason, Jeremy, Joshua, Zachariah: Jacky▼, Jacoby▲, Jarrard, Zacaria, Zacarias, Zacary, Zaccaria, Zaccariah, Zaccheus, Zachaios, Zacharia, Zacharias, Zacherish, Zacheus, Zackariah, Zackie, Zakarie, Zakery and Zechariah▲.Kreatif forms: Zacchary, Zechary, Zuchary. [more]
How popular is Zachary?
Zachary is a very popular first name for men (#181 out of 1220, Top 15%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#5008 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Zachary for boys. Zachary was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its apex position of #12 in the U.S. in the year 1994, and is at #82 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Zachary and corresponding names. Prominent alternative forms of Zachary (#82 a year ago) rated in the Top 1000 are Jacky, Jacob (#4 a year ago), Jacoby (#593), Jared (#296), Jason (#75), Jeremy (#169), Joshua (#25), Zach, Zachariah (#450), Zachery, Zack, Zackary (#618), Zackery, Zak, Zakary, Zechariah (#671) and Zeke (#736). Variants like Zackie are seldom used. These boy names reached the top of their popularity in the year 1993 (usage of 0.5357%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.4045%, ▼24.5%), with versions such as Zachery, Zack, Zackary, Zackery and Zakary becoming somewhat dated. The most fashionable names for newborns in this list are Jacob (#4), Jason (#75), Zachariah (#450), Zechariah (#671) and Zeke (#736), with Jacob and Jason having a resurgence in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)