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since 1880

Zechariah

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Jehovah has remembered
  • #2696 All Time
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How popular is the 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 322 0 322
2012 360 0 360
2013 355 0 355
2014 377 0 377

Want to know about the populiarty of Zechariah? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,175 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 2014 with a total of 377 babies.

According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Zechariah" is not a popular baby boy's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, only 10 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 2007. Across the entire United States a total of only 363 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Zechariah popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Zechariah in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

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.

Hebrew

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.

Alternative Meanings

Z is for zest, your zeal for life.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

C is for charm, the undeniable you.

H is for hand, that you always give.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

H is for happy, your wonderful laugh.

Your name in reverse order is "Hairahcez". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rhheazcia". 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 Jan 16, 2010

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Poland approximately on 1225. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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