Zachary

Zachary - A unique male name



  Dec 10,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Zachary, meaning the Lord has remembered, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1913 on position #1255. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Zachary and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Zachary? 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 Zachary. The baby boy name Zachary was given to 6,187 baby boys in 2012, ranking #68 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 265 baby boys were given this name - making this a unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Zachary peaked in popularity 24 years ago in 1994 on position 12.



Famous with this name

Zachary Levi
Zachary Gordon
Zachary Bennett


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Zachary is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Zachary is currently topping the baby name charts in New Hampshire at position #30 - and is the least popular in South Dakota at position #132.

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 Zachary is where you live.


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Zachary origin and meaning

Zachary is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means the Lord has remembered. To see famous people named Zachary, pop culture references for the name Zachary and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Zachary

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

Zachery / Zackary / Zachariah / 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
201268
201164
201061
200953
200847
200742
200633
200529
200426
200320
200219
200116
200015
199917
199816
199713
199614
199514
199412
199315
199216
199122
199022
198925
198828
198733
198638
198539
198445
198350
198255
198163
198072
197973
197889
197795
197696
1975145
1974179
1973197
1972219
1971289
1970345
1969390
1968420
1967402
1966426
1965439
1964445
1963441
1962431
1961420
1960442
1959487
1958509
1957452
1956459
1955455
1954513
1953593
1952542
1951548
1950556
1949728
1948744
1947861
19461012
19451400
19431709
19421496
19411321
19401448
19371675
19351721
19341725
19331481
19321780
19311780
19291868
19281553
19261450
19242018
19211581
19141493
19131255

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Hampshire30
Vermont36
Rhode Island37
Connecticut39
Massachusetts43
Alaska45
New York48
District of Columbia48
Minnesota49
Pennsylvania53
New Jersey54
Maryland55
Washington55
Virginia56
Wisconsin56
Florida57
Utah58
Idaho59
Iowa61
Maine62
Illinois64
New Mexico64
Ohio65
Indiana65
Oregon66
North Carolina66
Michigan67
South Carolina69
Montana69
Nebraska69
Arizona70
Missouri71
Kentucky73
North Dakota74
Colorado75
West Virginia75
Kansas77
Delaware79
Oklahoma80
Georgia81
Tennessee81
Alabama82
Mississippi85
California86
Texas86
Louisiana90
Nevada94
Arkansas97
Wyoming113
Hawaii122
South Dakota132

Even more about Zachary


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 Zachary a common or unique name?

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

What is the number of syllables for the name Zachary?

3 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
1994
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Zachary
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 265
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1913
2012 births +6,187

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