Diminutive of Zachary
"the Lord has remembered"

Zak Origin and Meaning

The name Zak is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "the Lord has remembered".

This zippy short form of Zachary is more and more often standing on its own -- sometimes as Zac, Zach, Zack, or even Zakk -- but this simple-yet-straightforward version may be the very best.

Zak Popularity

Famous People Named Zak

  • Zachary Alexander "Zak" BagansAmerican ghost hunter, star of TV's "Ghost Adventures"
  • Zak BrownAmerican racing driver
  • Zackary Robert "Zak" DeOssieAmerican NFL football player
  • Zak IbsenAmerican soccer player
  • Zak KnutsonAmerican film and TV director
  • Zak PennAmerican screenwriter
  • Adam Zachary "Zak" OrthAmerican actor
  • Zak Richard Starkey (b. 1965)English drummer; son of drummer Ringo Starr
  • Zachary Pym "Zak" Williamsson of actor Robin Williams
  • Zak AbelEnglish,Moroccan Singer,Songwriter

Zak in Pop Culture

  • Zak Gramaryecharacter in Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney. Also known as Shadi Enigmar and later, Shadi Smith.

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