Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. /ˈzæk.ə.ɹi/(English)  [key·simplify]

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).

Related Names

VariantsZachery, Zackary, Zackery(English) Zacharias(Biblical)
DiminutivesZac, Zach, Zack, Zak(English)
Other Languages & CulturesZakaria, Zakariya, Zakariyya(Arabic) Zacharias(Biblical Greek) Zekharyah(Biblical Hebrew) Zaccharias(Biblical Latin) Zahari(Bulgarian) Sakari, Sakke, Saku(Finnish) Zacharie(French) Zakaria(Georgian) Zacharias(Greek) Zakaria(Indonesian) Zaccaria(Italian) Zakaria(Malay) Zachariasz(Polish) Zacarias(Portuguese) Zakhar(Russian) Sachairi(Scottish Gaelic) Zacarías(Spanish) Zekeriya(Turkish)

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Entry updated October 20, 2016