ZACHARY
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: ZAK-ə-ree   [key]
Meaning & History
Usual English form of ZACHARIAS. 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).
Related Names
VARIANTS: Zachery, Zackary, Zackery
DIMINUTIVES: Zac, Zach, Zack, Zak
OTHER LANGUAGES: Zakaria, Zakariyya (Arabic), Zachariah, Zacharias, Zechariah (Biblical), Zacharias (Biblical Greek), Zekharyah (Biblical Hebrew), Zaccharias (Biblical Latin), Zahari (Bulgarian), Sakari, Sakke, Saku (Finnish), Zacharie (French), Zakaria (Georgian), Zachariasz (Polish), Zakhar (Russian), Sachairi (Scottish), Zacarías (Spanish)
Popularity
United States  ranked #73 
England/Wales  ranked #40 
Canada (BC)  ranked #47 
Australia (NSW)  ranked #48 
France  ranked #435 
New Zealand  ranked #56