What does Zak mean?
Zak [zak] as a name for boys has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of Zak is "laughter; the Lord recalled". Zak is an alternate form of Isaac (Hebrew). Zak is also a variant of Zachariah (Hebrew): version of Zechariah. Zak is also used as a form of Zachary (Hebrew).
(male) Zah, Zake, ..
(female) Middle name pairings:
Zak Reed (Z.R.), ..
How popular is Zak?
Zak is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#6114 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Zak reached its apex rank of #99 in England in the year 2005, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Zak listed in the Top 2000 are Ike (#1676 last year), Isa (#1496), Isaac (#31), Isaak (#1412), Isac, Isak, Izaak (#1712), Izak, Zach, Zachariah (#422), Zachary (#88), Zack (#1217), Zakary (#1915), Zakery and Zeke (#704). These forms of Zak were at the top of their popularity 21 years ago (usage of 1.6%) and are somewhat less common today (usage 0.9%, ▼44.3%). Isaac has been the overall favorite, although Zeke appears to be becoming a favorite too, while forms such as Ike are no longer trendy.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Jak, Oak, Zaki and Zan. Like Zak, these names are not frequently used.See names in meaning and etymology.