Given Name ZACHARIAS

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ζαχαριας (Greek)
PRONOUNCED: zak-ə-RIE-əs (English), za-kha-REE-as (Late Greek)  [details]

Meaning & History

Greek form of ZECHARIAH. This form of the name is used in most English versions of the New Testament to refer to the father of John the Baptist. It was also borne by an 8th-century pope (called Zachary in English).
VARIANTS: Zachariah, Zechariah (Biblical)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Zakaria, Zakariya, Zakariyya (Arabic), Zekharyah (Biblical Hebrew), Zaccharias (Biblical Latin), Zahari (Bulgarian), Zachariah, Zachary, Zechariah, Zac, Zach, Zachery, Zack, Zackary, Zackery, Zak (English), Sakari, Sakke, Saku (Finnish), Zacharie (French), Zakaria (Georgian), Zachariasz (Polish), Zakhar (Russian), Sachairi (Scottish), Zacarías (Spanish), Zekeriya (Turkish)

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Entry updated December 8, 2017