Zechariah

Zechariah - A very unique male name



  May 24,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Zechariah, meaning the Lord has remembered, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1977 on position #2292. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Zechariah and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Zechariah? 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 Zechariah. The baby boy name Zechariah was given to 311 baby boys in 2012, ranking #669 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 5,277 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Zechariah peaked in popularity 16 years ago in 2001 on position 642.



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Zechariah is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Zechariah is currently topping the baby name charts in North Carolina at position #483 - and is the least popular in Ohio at position #1,354.

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 Zechariah is where you live.


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Zechariah origin and meaning

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

Similar to Zechariah

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

Zachary / Zachery / Zackary / Zachariah / Zackery / 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
2012669
2011712
2010648
2009701
2008646
2007657
2006674
2005649
2004659
2003681
2002662
2001642
2000655
1999699
1998729
1997766
1996689
1995792
1994699
1993678
1992717
1991791
1990877
1989886
19881226
19871056
19861117
19851964
19841064
19831126
19821319
19811283
19801371
19781495
19772292

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
North Carolina483
Iowa497
Arizona500
Illinois517
Georgia518
South Carolina550
Kentucky555
Indiana559
Texas577
Missouri594
Alabama607
Oklahoma624
Florida626
California628
Virginia630
Pennsylvania634
New Jersey636
Louisiana656
Minnesota695
Maryland714
Wisconsin757
New York882
Michigan902
Ohio1354

Even more about Zechariah


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 Zechariah 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 Zechariah?

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
2001
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Zechariah
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 5,277
Letter count 9
Syllable count 4
Year first discovered 1977
2012 births +311

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