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.
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 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)
Prominent related forms of Zechariah (#671 from recent data) are Zachariah (#450 from recent data), Zachary (#82) and Zachery. Other forms, like Zekariah, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Zechariah was more pronounced among parents in the year 1993 (median #292) and is now much reduced (#550, ▼36.5%), with the version Zachery becoming less trendy. Zachariah, Zachary and Zechariah are three 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)
A recommended similar baby name is Zephariah. Like Zechariah, this name is not frequently used.