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Gender: Male Meaning of Zacharias: "the Lord has remembered" Origin of Zacharias: Greek form of Hebrew Zachariah

The name Zacharias is a boy's name meaning "the Lord has remembered". Zacharias and is often added to lists like Names from Harry Potter and discussed in our forums with posts like "How many ____s do you know?".

From the experts:

One of several more venerable names that get to the nickname Zack if you're tired of Zachary. In the New Testament, Zacharias was the husband of Elizabeth and father of John the Baptist.

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Famous People Named Zacharias

Zacharias Manuel "Zack" de la Rocha, American lead singer of band Rage Against the Machine
Zacharias Kunuk, Canadian film producer/director
Zacharias Janssen, Dutch spectacle-maker who co-invented the optical telescope and compound microscope
Zacharias Chaliabalias, Greek footballer
Zacharias Dolendo, Dutch engraver
Zacharias Ursinus, German theologian

Pop Culture References for the name Zacharias

Zacharias Smith, character in the Harry Potter series
Zacharias Barnham, character in video game Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright