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Gender: Male Meaning of Zechariah: "the Lord has remembered" Origin of Zechariah: Hebrew Zechariah's Popularity in 2017: #744

The name Zechariah is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "the Lord has remembered". Zechariah is ranked #744 on our popularity charts and discussed in our forums with posts like "Best name or combo from previous poster's signature!".

From the experts:

Zechariah is actually the original Biblical form of the name more often found these days as Zachariah, probably because of the popularity of Zachary. People are going to have trouble getting Zechariah because they won't understand the Zech part. This name, in whatever form, begs to be shortened in the modern world to Zach (or Zac or Zack).

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Famous People Named Zechariah

Zechariah, son of Jehiel; great-uncle of King Saul (1 Chr. 9:37)
Zechariah, of the tribe of Reuben (1 Chr. 5:7)
Zechariah, Levite in King David's day (1 Chr. 16:5)
Zechariah, father of Jahaziel; a Levite (2 Chr. 20:14)
Zechariah, prince in King Jehoshaphat's time (2 Chr. 17:7)
Zechariah, son of Jehoiada the priest (2 Chr. 24:20)
Zechariah, "who had understanding in the visions of God"; lived in the reign of Judean King Uzziah (2 Chr. 26:5)
Zechariah, grandfather of Judean King Hezekiah (2 Chr. 29:1)
Zechariah, son of Jeberechiah (Isaiah 8:2)
Zechariah, son of Asaph; Levite in King Hezekiah's day (2 Chr. 29:13)
Zechariah, king of Israel
Zechariah, Levite overseer of Temple repairers in King Josiah's day (2 Chr. 34:12)
Zechariah, father of Uzziah; grandfather of Athaiah (Nehemiah 11:4)
Zechariah, of the sons of Elam (Ezra 10:23)
Zechariah, porter of the door of the Tabernacle; son of Meshelemiah (1 Chr. 9:21)
Zechariah the prophet; son of Iddo (Ezra 5:1)
Zechariah, son of Bebai; returned to Israel with Ezra (Ezra 8:11)
Zechariah, Biblical figure; father of John the Baptist; a priest of the sons of Aaron; prophet (Luke 1:67-79)
Zechariah Chafee, American First Amendment scholar
Xavier Zechariah Wade (b. 2013), son of basketball player Dwyane Wade

Pop Culture References for the name Zechariah

Zechariah, thirty-eighth book in the Bible


LV51sfan91 Says:


I adore this name for a boy and man! I prefer this, the original spelling of Zechariah. Use Zachary if you prefer that spelling please.