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 "If I had 8 daughters whose names started with...".

From the experts:

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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lemonqueen Says:


Honestly, I prefer 'Yak'