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What does Zakary mean?

Zakary Pronunciation of Zakary [za-kary] as a boys' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Zakary means "the Lord recalled". Zakary is a version of Zachary (Hebrew): version of Zachariah.


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

3 more relations via Zachary: Zaccery, Zachery and Zak.

Creative forms:
(male) Zakaro, Zekary, ..

(female) Zakara, Zakarya, ..

Middle name pairings:
Zakary Karson (Z.K.), ..

How popular is Zakary?

Zakary is an unusual given name for males. Zakary is also an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Zakary was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its apex position of #685 in the U.S. in the year 2002, and is at #1915 presently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Zakary (#1915 a year ago) rated in the Top 2000 are Zachary (#88 a year ago), Zachery (#1639), Zackary (#750), Zackery (#1404) and Zak. Other forms, like Zaccary, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Zakary reached its most widespread 21 years ago (average #578) and has become much reduced since (#1299, down 81.1%), with versions like Zachary becoming less in vogue.

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

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

Similar Names

Zakary is alike in pronunciation to Zacaria, Zacary, Zakarie and Zakery. Other recommended names are Aubary, Barry, Camry, Cary, Cleary, Darry, Ellary, Garry, Gary, Geary, Harry, Hilary, Jary, Keary, Landry, Larry, Lary, Lawry, Leary, Mabry, Makar, Makari, Makary, Malory, Maury, Parry, Qadry, Valery, Yakar, Zafar, Zahavi, Zahir, Zahur, Zakarias, Zaki, Zandro, Zaphar and Zubery. These names tend to be more commonly used than Zakary.

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