What does Zachary mean?
Zachary [za-cha-ry] 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.Kreatif forms:
(male) Zachane, Zechary, ..
(female) Zachara, Zacharya, ..
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 1910-1919 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 2000 are Jacob (#4 a year ago), Jared (#296), Jason (#75), Jeremy (#169), Joshua (#25), Zacary, Zach, Zacharia, Zachariah (#450), Zacharias, Zacharie, Zachery (#1372), Zack (#1286), Zackary (#618), Zackery (#1280), Zak, Zakary (#1638), Zakery and Zeke (#736). Other variants, like Zaccaria, are seldom used. These relations of Zachary reached the top of their popularity 3 decades ago (median #1018) and have become significantly less popular since (#1101, ▼63%), with versions such as Zackery becoming less trendy. Zachariah and Zeke are two of the more fashionable names for newborns in this list.