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Gender: Male Meaning of Zak: "the Lord has remembered" Origin of Zak: Diminutive of Zachary

The name Zak is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "the Lord has remembered". Zak and is often added to lists like Boy Names Kids Consider Cool and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

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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.

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Famous People Named Zak

Zachary Alexander "Zak" Bagans, American ghost hunter, star of TV's "Ghost Adventures"
Zak Brown, American racing driver
Zackary Robert "Zak" DeOssie, American NFL football player
Zak Ibsen, American soccer player
Zak Knutson, American film and TV director
Zak Penn, American screenwriter
Adam Zachary "Zak" Orth, American actor
Zak Richard Starkey (b. 1965), English drummer; son of drummer Ringo Starr
Zachary Pym "Zak" Williams, son of actor Robin Williams
Zak Abel, English-Moroccan Singer-Songwriter

Pop Culture References for the name Zak

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