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Meaning of Zachary

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The name Zachary has the following meaning:

God remembers.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Zachary is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 20 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Zachary fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 6 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 53 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Zachary in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Zachary is very likely a(n) English variant of the name Zechariah.

See other suggested English boy baby names.

You might also like to see the other variants of the name Zechariah.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Zachary and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Zachary: Boys - Alvah, Jedidiah, Jonah, Judah, Levi, Menachem, Obie, Shadrach, Girls - Daniella, Naama, Nediva, Both genders - Jonathan, Jordan


The name Zachary is a variant of Zechariah. Other popular variants of the name Zechariah are: Zac, Zacaria, Zacarias, Zacary, Zaccaria, Zaccariah, Zach, Zachaios, Zacharia, Zachariah (English), Zacharias, Zachary (English), Zacherish, Zachery, Zacheus, Zachory, Zachury, Zackariah, Zackerias, Zakarias, Zakarie, Zakariyyah, Zakery, Zakhar, Zako, Zecharya, Zecheriah, Zeggery, Zekariah, Zekeriah, Zhachory


We think the name Zachary should fall under the following style category: Biblical.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Zachary to be: Strong, resourceful and handsome guy

In one word, you might describe Zachary as a(n) "resourceful" person.

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