Zachariah

Zachariah - A very unique male name



  May 28,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Zachariah, meaning the Lord has remembered, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1923 on position #1970. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Zachariah and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Zachariah? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Zachariah. The baby boy name Zachariah was given to 591 baby boys in 2012, ranking #437 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,777 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Zachariah peaked in popularity 25 years ago in 1992 on position 302.



Famous with this name

Zachariah Jensen
Zachariah Waller
Zachariah Supka


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Zachariah is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Zachariah is currently topping the baby name charts in New Mexico at position #161 - and is the least popular in Illinois at position #814.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Zachariah is where you live.


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Zachariah origin and meaning

Zachariah is a 9 letter name with 4 syllables. This name means the Lord has remembered. To see famous people named Zachariah, pop culture references for the name Zachariah and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Zachariah

We've found the following names that sound similar to Zachariah, sorted by popularity.

Zachary / Zachery / Zackary / Zackery / Zechariah / Zakary / Zaire / Zahir / Zyaire / Zakaria /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012437
2011462
2010444
2009430
2008439
2007436
2006419
2005411
2004421
2003381
2002396
2001390
2000374
1999384
1998368
1997355
1996346
1995328
1994319
1993323
1992302
1991304
1990325
1989333
1988329
1987355
1986374
1985375
1984407
1983389
1982372
1981433
1980409
1979417
1978456
1977489
1976548
1975667
1974654
1973649
1972742
19711084
19231970

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Mexico161
Hawaii237
Maine241
West Virginia242
Colorado259
Tennessee293
Ohio319
Oklahoma337
Arizona343
Idaho346
Indiana378
Alabama396
Texas400
Michigan407
Georgia425
Missouri435
North Carolina439
Virginia440
Florida443
New Jersey450
Pennsylvania458
Wisconsin458
Kansas461
Washington470
California473
South Carolina478
Arkansas479
Louisiana537
Mississippi543
New York597
Minnesota793
Maryland803
Illinois814

Even more about Zachariah


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Zachariah a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Zachariah?

4 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1992
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Zachariah
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 2,777
Letter count 9
Syllable count 4
Year first discovered 1923
2012 births +591

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