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What does Zechariah mean?

Zechariah \z(e)-cha-riah\ as a name for boys is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Zechariah is "the Lord recalled". Zechariah is a derivative of Zachariah (Hebrew): variant of Zechariah.


Zechariah has 5 variants: Zacharia, Zacharie, Zachary, Zachery and Zecheriah.

Zechariah has 24 more alternative forms via Zachariah: Zacaria, Zacarias, Zacary, Zaccaria, Zaccariah, Zaccheus, Zach, Zachaios, Zacharias, Zacherish, Zacheus, Zack, Zackariah, Zackerias, Zackery, Zackie, Zak, Zakarias, Zakarie, Zakariyyah, Zakery, Zekariah, Zeke and Zekeriah.


Zechariah is an uncommon first name for males. Zechariah is also a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name popularity of Zechariah for boys. Zechariah was first listed in 1990 and reached its peak rank of #636 in the U.S. in 2001, and is presently at #671. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Zechariah name in U.S.

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

Prominent related forms of Zechariah (#671 last year) are Zach, Zachariah (#450 last year), Zachary (#82), Zachery, Zack, Zackery, Zak and Zeke (#736). Adoption of these boy names was at its peak in the year 1993 (usage of 0.3908%) and is now much lower (usage 0.229%, down 41.4%), with the versions Zachery, Zack and Zackery becoming less trendy. Zachariah (#450), Zachary (#82), Zechariah (#671) and Zeke (#736) are four of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns in this compilation. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the boy name Zechariah and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Zachariah, Zachary, Zachery, Zack, Zackery, Zechariah, Zeke in U.S.

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

Similar Names

A recommended similar baby name is Zephariah. Like Zechariah, this name is not frequently used.