Zach

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2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Zach mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Zach

"Zach" is a name of English origin, and it means "God has Remembered". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A male given name, diminutive of Zachariah and Zachary.

Notable Persons Named Zach

Zach Galifianakis is an alternative comedy, deadpan, surreal humour, observational comedy, black comedy, insult comedy, comedy music, and one-line joke musician. Zach was given the name Zachary Knight Galifianakis on October 1st, 1969 in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, U.S.

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Zach Braff is an actor, comedian, director, producer, screenwriter, film director, and film producer. He has had major accomplishments since 1993. Zach was given the name Zachary Israel Braff on April 6th, 1975 in , U.S.

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Zach Woods is an actor/comedian. He has been prominent since 2004. Zach was born on September 25th, 1984 in Trenton, New Jersey.

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Zach McGowan is an actor. His ongoing career started in 2004. Zach was given the name Zachary Brendan McGowan in 1981 in New York City.

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Zach Clough is a soccer player for the Bolton Wanderers F.C. Zach was born on March 8th, 1995 in Denton, England. Zach is also known as Cloughy.

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Zach Mettenberger is a football player for the Tennessee Titans. Zach was born on July 16th, 1991 in Athens, Georgia.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Zach

Ishtar is an arabic pop music, pop, dance, rock, world music, flamenco, and dance music musician. She has been prominent since 1996. Ishtar was given the name Eti Zach on November 10th, 1968.

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Bruno was born on May 6th, 1891 in Zhytomyr. He passed away on February 20th, 1945.

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Franz Xaver von Zach was a scientist in the field of astronomy. Franz was born on June 4th, 1754 in Pest or Pozsony. He breathed his last breath on September 2nd, 1832.

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Nathan Zach is a writer. Nathan was born in Berlin.

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František was born on May 1st, 1807 in Brno. František is also known as Франтишек Александр Зах (Serbian). He breathed his last breath on January 14th, 1892.

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Anton Freiherr von Zach was an inhaber. Anton was born on June 14th, 1747 in Pest, Hungary. He breathed his last breath on November 22nd, 1826.

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How popular is the baby name Zach in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1913 5 0 5
1916 5 0 5
1917 8 0 8
1918 5 0 5
1920 6 0 6
1925 7 0 7
1933 5 0 5
1938 5 0 5
1942 5 0 5
1945 5 0 5
1952 5 0 5
1956 10 0 10
1957 7 0 7
1958 11 0 11
1959 10 0 10
1960 11 0 11
1961 14 0 14
1962 8 0 8
1964 9 0 9
1965 8 0 8
1967 10 0 10
1968 11 0 11
1969 6 0 6
1970 15 0 15
1971 14 0 14
1972 30 0 30
1973 30 0 30
1974 21 0 21
1975 26 0 26
1976 20 0 20
1977 27 0 27
1978 20 0 20
1979 36 0 36
1980 17 0 17
1981 27 0 27
1982 33 0 33
1983 34 0 34
1984 28 0 28
1985 38 0 38
1986 34 0 34
1987 39 0 39
1988 24 0 24
1989 33 0 33
1990 36 0 36
1991 29 0 29
1992 47 0 47
1993 41 0 41
1994 37 0 37
1995 30 0 30
1996 32 0 32
1997 42 0 42
1998 28 0 28
1999 48 0 48
2000 56 0 56
2001 56 0 56
2002 65 0 65
2003 73 0 73
2004 75 0 75
2005 81 0 81
2006 78 0 78
2007 86 0 86
2008 83 0 83
2009 74 0 74
2010 56 0 56
2011 70 0 70
2012 63 0 63
2013 72 0 72
2014 67 0 67
2015 72 0 72
2016 39 0 39
2017 47 0 47

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Popularity of Zach as a first name

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Popularity of Zach as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zach U.S.
  White 95.30% 64.26%
  African American 0.32% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.45% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.39% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.42% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.12% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zach

People with the last name Zach are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Zach

  • How Popular is the name Zach? Zach is the 6,177th most popular name of all time. As a last name Zach was the 17,975th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Zach have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,305 babies born with the first name Zach in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zach to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zach? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Zach first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zach is Friday, December 6th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Zach born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zach was in 2007 with a total of 86 babies.
  • Random Zach Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zach is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 8 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Zach: Your name in reverse order is Hcaz. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cahz. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zach? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,554 people with the last name Zach.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zach? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Zach as their last name since less than 1 person in 189k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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