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What does Zackary mean?

Zackary Pronunciation of Zackary [za-ckary] as a boys' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of Zackary is "the Lord recalled". Zackary is a version of Zachary (Hebrew): form of Zachariah.


Zackary has 5 variants: Zaccary, Zackarey, Zackery, Zakari and Zakary.

4 more different relations via Zachary: Zaccery, Zacharie, Zachery and Zack.

Creative forms:
(male) Neckary, Zackar, ..

(female) Zackha, Zackta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Zackary Victor (Z.V.), ..

How popular is Zackary?

Zackary is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#1149 out of 1220, Top 94%) and also a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#93841 out of 150436, Top 62%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Zackary was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its peak position of #232 in the U.S. in 1994, and is currently at #750. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zackary name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Zackary outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Zachary (#88 from recent data), Zack (#1217), Zackery (#1404), Zachery (#1639), Zakary (#1915) and Zacharie are the popular alternative forms of Zackary (#750 from recent data) rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Zackarey, are seldom used. These forms of Zackary were popular as birth names in 1994 (median #595) and have become significantly less widespread since (#1287, down 81%), with forms such as Zachery becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zackary, Zacharie, Zachary, Zachery, Zack in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zackery, Zakary in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Zackary is pronounced similarly to Zacaria, Zacary, Zaccaria, Zacharia, Zackariah, Zakarie and Zakery. Other recommended names are Makary, Packard, Zackie, Zafar and Zaphar. These names tend to be less commonly used than Zackary.

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