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Zechariah

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Jehovah has remembered
  • #2677 All Time
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How popular is the baby name Zechariah in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1971 7 0 7
1972 12 0 12
1973 16 0 16
1974 17 0 17
1975 20 0 20
1976 36 0 36
1977 33 0 33
1978 39 0 39
1979 37 0 37
1980 59 0 59
1981 73 0 73
1982 70 0 70
1983 74 0 74
1984 71 0 71
1985 76 0 76
1986 97 0 97
1987 97 0 97
1988 96 0 96
1989 152 0 152
1990 157 0 157
1991 175 0 175
1992 216 0 216
1993 242 0 242
1994 229 0 229
1995 200 0 200
1996 235 0 235
1997 194 0 194
1998 240 0 240
1999 232 0 232
2000 269 0 269
2001 295 0 295
2002 285 0 285
2003 279 0 279
2004 308 0 308
2005 343 5 338
2006 337 0 337
2007 363 0 363
2008 367 0 367
2009 347 8 339
2010 366 0 366
2011 323 0 323
2012 361 0 361
2013 358 0 358
2014 383 0 383
2015 387 0 387

Want to know about the popularity of the Zechariah baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,573 babies born with the name Zechariah in the United States. That's more than enough Zechariahs to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Zechariah" was in 2015 with a total of 387 babies.

According to the 1988 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Zechariah" is not a popular baby boy's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1988. Across the entire United States a total of only 96 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Zechariah popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Zechariah" mean? The list below shows the origins of Zechariah as well as things modernly associated with the name Zechariah such as celebrities named Zechariah.

Origin and Meaning of Zechariah

The name "Zechariah" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Jehovah has remembered". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Inspirations for the Name Zechariah

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Zechariah Mcphearson
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Alternative Meanings

Z is for zeal, your zest for life.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

C is for congenial, your pleasing way.

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

R is for relax, you know how!

I is for intense, your zest of living.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

H is for handy, the helpful you.

Your name in reverse order is "Hairahcez". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Hhizeaarc". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Zechariah born Aug 4, 1943

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Romania approximately on 1275. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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