Zachariah

First Name
26k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
838
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Zachariah

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

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  1. Alternative form of Zechariah
  2. A male given name, variant of Zachary and Zechariah.

Notable Persons Named Zachariah

Zach Blair is a punk rock and hardcore punk musician, songwriter, and composer. He plays Guitar, Gibson Les Paul, and Vocals. He has been prominent since 1991. Zach was given the name Zachariah Joaquin Blair on December 26th, 1974 in Sherman, Texas, United States.

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Zach Helm is a film director and screenwriter. Zach was given the name Zachariah Helm on January 21st, 1975 in Santa Clara, California.

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Zachariah Chandler was a from Michigan, Chairman of the Republican National Committee, United States Senator, fromMichigan, Mayor of Detroit, United States Senate, and List of mayors of Detroit. Zachariah was born on December 10th, 1813 in Bedford, New Hampshire. He passed away on November 1st, 1879.

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Zachariah Selwyn is a musician. He was most active from 2003 to present.

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Dan Miller was a news anchor. Dan was given the name Zachariah Daniel Miller III on September 30th, 1941 in Augusta, Georgia. He left this life on April 8th, 2009.

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Margaret Zachariah is a squash player.

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Harry was born on June 4th, 1911 in Stirling, South Australia, Australia. He passed away on March 15th, 2009.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 5 0 5
1884 5 0 5
1892 5 0 5
1913 6 0 6
1914 6 0 6
1915 5 0 5
1916 8 0 8
1917 7 0 7
1919 8 0 8
1921 6 0 6
1922 7 0 7
1923 10 0 10
1924 7 0 7
1925 5 0 5
1926 5 0 5
1927 5 0 5
1928 5 0 5
1934 6 0 6
1936 6 0 6
1937 6 0 6
1939 5 0 5
1945 5 0 5
1946 8 0 8
1949 9 0 9
1951 6 0 6
1952 7 0 7
1953 9 0 9
1954 6 0 6
1955 5 0 5
1957 5 0 5
1958 5 0 5
1962 5 0 5
1963 5 0 5
1967 8 0 8
1969 7 0 7
1970 16 0 16
1971 63 0 63
1972 134 0 134
1973 155 0 155
1974 159 0 159
1975 186 0 186
1976 235 0 235
1977 281 0 281
1978 301 0 301
1979 373 0 373
1980 406 0 406
1981 384 0 384
1982 458 0 458
1983 448 7 441
1984 435 5 430
1985 491 0 491
1986 503 5 498
1987 538 0 538
1988 640 0 640
1989 697 0 697
1990 757 0 757
1991 833 0 833
1992 874 0 874
1993 809 0 809
1994 810 0 810
1995 772 0 772
1996 716 0 716
1997 706 0 706
1998 692 5 687
1999 674 0 674
2000 705 5 700
2001 658 0 658
2002 659 0 659
2003 688 0 688
2004 625 5 620
2005 665 0 665
2006 691 0 691
2007 639 0 639
2008 645 0 645
2009 654 0 654
2010 607 5 602
2011 578 0 578
2012 637 0 637
2013 752 0 752
2014 662 0 662
2015 733 0 733
2016 696 0 696

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Popularity of Zachariah as a first name

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Popularity of Zachariah as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zachariah U.S.
  White 22.91% 64.26%
  African American 3.22% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 69.21% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.60% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.74% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.31% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zachariah

People with the last name Zachariah are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Zachariah

  • How Popular is the name Zachariah? Zachariah is the 1,462nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Zachariah was the 28,465th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Zachariah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 26,058 babies born with the first name Zachariah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zachariah to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zachariah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Zachariah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zachariah is Saturday, March 5th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Zachariah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zachariah was in 1992 with a total of 874 babies.
  • Random Zachariah Factoid: According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zachariah ranks 103rd in popularity as a baby boy's name in Montana. Imagine that, 11 babies in Montana have the same name as you in 1989.
  • Weird things about the name Zachariah: Your name in reverse order is Hairahcaz. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Airhcahaz. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zachariah? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 838 people with the last name Zachariah.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zachariah? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Zachariah as their last name since less than 1 person in 357k 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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