What does Zechariah mean?
Zechariah /ze-cha-ri-ah/ as a name for boys is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Zechariah is "the Lord recalled". Zechariah is a version, with the prefix Ze-, of Zachariah (Hebrew): variation of Zechariah.
(male) Zachariah, Zecharich, ..
(female) Zecharini, Zecharivah, ..
How popular is Zechariah?
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 history of Zechariah for boys. Zechariah was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its peak rank of #636 in the U.S. in 2001, and is presently at #671. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Prominent related forms of Zechariah (#671 from recent data) are Zacharia, Zachariah (#450 from recent data), Zacharias, Zacharie, Zachary (#82) and Zachery (#1372). Other forms, like Zekariah, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Zechariah was more pronounced among parents in the year 1994 (median #912) and is now much reduced (#1225, ▼77.2%), with versions like Zachary becoming less trendy. Zachariah and Zechariah are two of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns in this compilation.
Recommended names are Azariah▲, Elchanah, Gedaliah, Gefaniah, Gephaniah, Gevariah, Gevaryah (see Gevariah), Jedadiah, Jedaiah, Jeriah, Nechemiah (see Nehemiah), Nehemiah▲, Zachaios, Zackerias, Zakarias, Zariah, Zebediah, Zedechiah, Zedekiah, Zefarin, Zephaniah, Zephariah and Zerah. Like Zechariah, these names are not frequently used.