Zachary - boys name

Zachary name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 99%

Zachary name meaning:

The name Zachary is of Hebrew origin and carries a rich historical and biblical significance. It is derived from the Hebrew name "Zechariah," which means "remembered by God" or "God has remembered." The name is often associated with the biblical figure Zechariah, who was a prophet and the father of John the Baptist. In the Bible, Zechariah is known for his faithful and righteous character, as well as his role in preparing the way for Jesus.

The name Zachary has come to be associated with qualities such as compassion, righteousness, and devotion. It symbolizes the idea of being remembered or favored by God, which can be seen as a source of comfort and strength for individuals who bear this name. Zachary is a popular and timeless name that carries a sense of spiritual significance and meaning, making it a beloved choice for parents seeking a name with a deep-rooted history and a connection to faith.

Origin: Hebrew

Remembered by God.


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Zachary , Zach

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Overall UK ranking: 55 out of 4789

1146 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Wales (54)
  • England (55)
  • Scotland (108)

Historical popularity of Zachary

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