Zakariya - boys name

Zakariya name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 97%

Zakariya name meaning:

The name Zakariya is of Arabic origin and is commonly given to boys. It is derived from the Arabic name Zakariyya, which is the Islamic form of the Hebrew name Zechariah. The name Zakariya holds significant religious and historical connotations, as it is mentioned several times in both the Quran and the Bible.

In Islamic tradition, Zakariya is revered as a prophet and is known for his righteousness, devotion, and his miraculous ability to father a child in his old age. The name Zakariya is often associated with qualities such as wisdom, piety, and patience. It is considered a blessed and honorable name among Muslims.

Furthermore, the name Zakariya carries a sense of spiritual importance and serves as a reminder of the rich religious heritage within Islam. It reflects the belief in the divine messages and prophethood, emphasizing the significance of faith and the ability to overcome challenges through devotion and trust in God.

Origin: Arabic

Zechariah. Biblical Prophet's name.

Related names

Zakariya , Zakariyyaa

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Overall UK ranking: 160 out of 4789

334 recorded births last year

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  • Scotland (533)

Historical popularity of Zakariya

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