Given Name ZACHARY

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: ZAK-ə-ree (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

Usual English form of ZACHARIAS, used in some English versions of the New Testament. This form has been in use since the Middle Ages, though it did not become common until after the Protestant Reformation. It was borne by American military commander and president Zachary Taylor (1784-1850).

Categories

American presidents
VARIANTS: Zachery, Zackary, Zackery (English)
DIMINUTIVES: Zac, Zach, Zack, Zak (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Zakaria, Zakariya, Zakariyya (Arabic), Zacharias (Biblical Greek), Zekharyah (Biblical Hebrew), Zaccharias (Biblical Latin), Zahari (Bulgarian), Sakari, Sakke, Saku (Finnish), Zacharie (French), Zakaria (Georgian), Zacharias (Greek), Zachariasz (Polish), Zakhar (Russian), Sachairi (Scottish), Zacarías (Spanish), Zekeriya (Turkish)
  United States
2016
  Australia (NSW)
2016
  Canada (BC)
2015
  England and Wales
2015
  France
2015
  New Zealand
2015
  Northern Ireland
2015
  Scotland
not
ranked
2016