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Gender: M Meaning of Zachary: "the Lord has remembered" Origin of Zachary: Hebrew Zachary's Popularity in 2012: #68

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Zachary, a Top 20 name for over a decade, is now dipping steadily in the ratings, at its lowest point in decades. But with its ancient roots and modern feel, you can understand why Zachary has been such a longtime winner.

Sir Elton John recently chose Zachary for his long-awaited first child, which may help propel it back into the spotlight. But contemporary parents might want to keep looking for more original alternatives. Variations such as Zachariah and Zacharias may have longer beards but at the same time feel fresher, while other Z names from Zebedee to Zane may suit parents whose main attraction is to the initial Z.

The name Zachary is attached to eight different people in the Bible, the most prominent being the father of John the Baptist. The Zackery spelling is also used, as are the nicknames Zach and Zak.

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Famous People Named Zachary

Zachary Taylor, 12th President of the United States
Zachary Walker "Zac" Hanson, American singer
Zachary Levi, American actor
Zachary David Alexander "Zac" Efron, American actor
Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John, older son of Elton John and David Furnish
Zachary Pym Williams, son of Robin Williams
Zachary John Quinto, American actor
Zachary "Zach" Mills, American actor
Zachary Christopher Handy, American actor; twin brother Jacob Handy
Zachary Knight "Zach" Galifianakis, American actor
Zachary Israel "Zach" Braff, American actor

Pop Culture References for the Name Zachary

Zachary, character in the french RPGmaker-game "OFF",
Zachary Morris, character from the TV Show "Saved By The Bell",
Disney's "Suite Life of Zack and Cody",
Zachary "Zack" Siler, from movie "She's All That"

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