What does Zachary mean?
How do we pronounce Zachary?
The baby boy name Zachary can also be used as a name girl name meaning, is much more popular for boys. Its pronunciation is as ZAEK-eriy- 1.
1 Pronunciation for Zachary: Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"
What is the origin of Zachary?
Zachary is used predominantly in the English language and its origin is Hebrew. The name's meaning is Yahweh has remembered. Biblical name derived from the elements 'zakar' meaning to remember ; 'yahweh' name of God. Sacharja (Hebrew), Zacchaeus (Aramaic), Zacharias (Old Greek), and Zechariah (Hebrew) are original forms of Zachary. The Hebrew form Zechariah was borne in the Old Testament of the Bible by several people, including one of the twelve minor prophets of Judah, who wrote a book named after him. In the New Testament, it was borne by John the Baptist's father, who was for a period struck with dumbness for his disbelief in God's word. The name Zachary was also borne by Pope Saint Zachary (-752). The name was adopted by English Puritans in the 17th century. In the USA, it was popularized by the twelfth President, Zachary Taylor (1784-1850), who was a military leader. In the Scottish Highlands, the name is used as an Anglicized version of the Gaelic Sgàire. The name short names for Zaharina (Slavic) is the female version of Zachary. Zachary is a widely used name; it has 48 variants that are used in both English and other languages.
Alternatives used in English comprise Thackary name, Xakery name variations, short names for Zaccary, Zaccery pronounciation, Zacha meaning of name, Zacharey meaning and origin, meaning of Zachariah (also used in Hebrew), Zacharyah meaning, Zachrey name variations, nicknames for Zachury, name Zackarey, nicknames for Zackery, Zackey pronounciation, Zackory pronounciation, Zacky meaning, name Zakari origin, short names for Zakarie, Zakary pronounciation, meaning of Zakery, and Zechariah definition (also used in Hebrew). Other English forms comprise the short forms name Zac meaning, name Zach meaning (also used in Hebrew), name Zack origin, and nicknames for Zak (also used in Hebrew), the diminutive forms Zackie definition and Zeke definition (also used in Hebrew), and the variant spellings short names for Xackery, meaning of Zacary, Zachery pronounciation, meaning of Zachory, and Zackary meaning and origin. Foreign variants of Zachary comprise short names for Sachairi (Gaelic and Scottish), Sachar definition (Russian), Sacharija definition (Russian), name Sacharja origin (German), Sakari name (Finnish), meaning of Sakarias (Scandinavian), Sakarja name variations (Scandinavian), what does the name Sakeri mean (Scandinavian), Zacarias pronounciation (Spanish), Zaccaria name (Italian), what does the name Zacharia mean (German), Zacharias definition (German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, and Portuguese), what does the name Zacharie mean (French), name Zakariyya meaning (Arabic), baby name Zakhar (Russian), Zako name (Hungarian), and meaning of Zakris (Scandinavian). See also the related form, Jahwe meaning and origin (German). Zachary is popular as a baby name for boys. The name's popularity rose from the 1940s up to the 1990s; before that, it was of infrequent use only. Its usage peaked in 1993 with 1.237% of baby boys being given the name Zachary. It ranked at #15 then. The baby name has since experienced a fall in popularity. In 2010, its usage was 0.349% and its ranking #61, was nonetheless the most popular among all boy names in its group. In 2010, 10 times more boys were named Zachary than the next most popular name, baby name Zackary. Zachary has in the past century been mostly given to baby boys.
The following famous people share the name Zachary:
- Actor Zac Efron, born Zachary Efron, 18 October 1987, San Luis Obispo, California
- US President Zachary Taylor, born 24 November 1784 - 9 July 1850, Montebello, Virginia.
List of baby names that sound like Zachary:
name Zacary meaning (English), baby name Zaccery, Zachery meaning (English), short names for Zackary (English), Zackery name popularity (English), Zackory name popularity, name Zakary (English), Zakery pronounciation, nicknames for Zaccary, Zacharey pronounciation, short names for Zachari, Zacharyah meaning and origin (English), name Zacheri origin, name Zachury, meaning of Zackarey, short names for Zaffir, Zaheire name, Zahier name popularity, Zahiere name popularity, and baby name Zahireh.
The baby name Zachary fun facts:
The name Zachary in reverse order is "Yrahcaz".
The numerological value of the name Zachary is number 1, which means initiating action, pioneering, leading, independent, attaining, individual.
How popular is Zachary?
Zachary is in the top names in USA.