Origin of the name Zechariah
Zechariah, of Hebrew origin, is not a popular first name. It is more often used as a boy (male) name.
People having the name Zechariah are in general originating from Israel.
For another variant of the name Zechariah across the world, see Zac.
Name meaning of Zechariah
- The lord remembers
- Jehovah has remembered
- Name Number: 7
- Interpretation: Inner, Thought, Mind, Psychology, Secret, Mystic, Strange, Study, Knowledge, Loneliness, Rest
History and Related Information
Biblical: name (meaning ‘God has remembered’ in Hebrew) of several figures in the Bible, most notably one of the twelve ‘minor’ prophets, author of the book that bears his name. It was also the name of an earlier prophet, who was stoned by the people because of his preaching (2 Chronicles 24: 20–3), and of the last Israelite king of the race of Jehu, who was overthrown by Shallum the son of Jabesh (2 Kings 15: 8–10). See also Zachary.
Popularity of the given name
The name Zechariah is ranked on the 15,924ᵗʰ position of the most used names. It means that this name is rarely used.
We estimate that there are at least 6200 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.001% of the population.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given this name for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
The name Zechariah has nine characters. It means that it is relatively long-length, compared to the other names in our database.
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