Zakariyah - boys name

Zakariyah name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 78%

Zakariyah name meaning:

The name Zakariyah, often anglicized as Zachariah or Zechariah, holds significant historical and religious roots primarily within Islamic, Christian, and Jewish traditions. It is of Hebrew origin, meaning "God remembers." This profound and evocative name suggests a deep connection with spirituality and faith, emphasizing God's capacity to remember and care for His followers.

In Islamic tradition, Zakariyah is a revered prophet, known in the Christian Old Testament as Zechariah. He is recognized for his devout faith and the miraculous birth of his son, John (Yahya in Islam), in his old age. The name embodies themes of hope, faithfulness, and divine intervention, making it a popular choice among parents seeking a name with strong spiritual significance and a rich historical background.


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Overall UK ranking: 1055 out of 4789

27 recorded births last year

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