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What does Zacheus mean?

Zacheus Pronunciation of Zacheus [zacheus] as a name for boys is a Hebrew name, and the meaning of Zacheus is "the Lord recalled". Zacheus is a version of Zaccheus (Hebrew): variation of Zachariah.


Zacheus has 1 variant: Zachaios.

6 more alternative forms via Zaccheus, Zachariah: Zacchaeus, Zach, Zachary, Zacherish, Zachery and Zackery.

Creative forms:
(male) Acheus, Zaineus, ..

(female) Zachlei, Zachne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Zacheus Zachariah (Z.Z.), ..

How popular is Zacheus?

Zacheus is an unusual given name for men. Zacheus is an equally uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Zachary (#88 in 2015), Zachariah (#422), Zackery (#1404), Zachery (#1639), Zach and Zacchaeus are the popular related forms of Zacheus (not ranked). Other forms, like Zacherish, are uncommon. These forms of Zacheus were favored as birth names 2 decades ago (usage of 1.5%) and are now significantly less conventional (usage 0.3%, down 79.5%), with forms like Zachery becoming somewhat outmoded. Zachariah is the most fashionable baby name in this compilation. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zacchaeus, Zach, Zachariah, Zachary, Zachery, Zackery in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Zach, Zachary outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alpheus, Bacchus, Dacius, Jacobus, Mateus, Mattheus, Orpheus, Rochus, Tacitus, Zaccery, Zaheer, Zahour, Zahur and Zeus. Like Zacheus, these names are not frequently used.

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