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Zachary

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25k Zachariah (Hebrew)
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How popular is the baby name Zachary in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1900 6 0 6
1912 8 0 8
1913 18 0 18
1914 11 0 11
1915 14 0 14
1916 17 0 17
1917 10 0 10
1918 11 0 11
1919 20 0 20
1920 16 0 16
1921 19 0 19
1922 11 0 11
1923 20 0 20
1924 13 0 13
1925 21 0 21
1926 22 0 22
1927 13 0 13
1928 14 0 14
1929 19 0 19
1930 16 0 16
1931 14 0 14
1932 17 0 17
1933 14 0 14
1934 11 0 11
1935 13 0 13
1936 9 0 9
1937 18 0 18
1938 15 0 15
1939 15 0 15
1940 20 0 20
1941 9 0 9
1942 15 0 15
1943 16 0 16
1944 10 0 10
1945 20 0 20
1946 49 0 49
1947 70 0 70
1948 90 0 90
1949 108 0 108
1950 149 0 149
1951 152 0 152
1952 172 0 172
1953 161 0 161
1954 201 0 201
1955 280 0 280
1956 272 0 272
1957 290 0 290
1958 236 0 236
1959 262 0 262
1960 349 5 344
1961 367 0 367
1962 343 0 343
1963 327 0 327
1964 334 0 334
1965 314 0 314
1966 335 0 335
1967 362 0 362
1968 349 7 342
1969 421 0 421
1970 565 6 559
1971 704 0 704
1972 1,010 6 1,004
1973 1,137 0 1,137
1974 1,281 5 1,276
1975 1,693 7 1,686
1976 2,658 9 2,649 #96 boy name
1977 2,800 20 2,780 #95 boy name
1978 3,156 21 3,135 #89 boy name
1979 4,184 27 4,157 #74 boy name
1980 4,270 29 4,241 #72 boy name
1981 4,879 30 4,849 #63 boy name
1982 6,188 41 6,147 #55 boy name
1983 7,344 39 7,305 #50 boy name
1984 9,125 56 9,069 #45 boy name
1985 11,419 77 11,342 #39 boy name
1986 11,805 87 11,718 #38 boy name
1987 13,284 84 13,200 #33 boy name
1988 15,969 105 15,864 #29 boy name
1989 18,143 69 18,074 #25 boy name
1990 20,481 57 20,424 #22 boy name
1991 21,429 47 21,382 #22 boy name
1992 24,850 53 24,797 #16 boy name
1993 25,586 53 25,533 #15 boy name
1994 25,186 54 25,132 #12 boy name
1995 23,183 55 23,128 #14 boy name
1996 22,407 41 22,366 #14 boy name
1997 21,960 33 21,927 #13 boy name
1998 20,622 43 20,579 #16 boy name
1999 20,012 31 19,981 #17 boy name
2000 19,886 38 19,848 #15 boy name
2001 18,219 34 18,185 #16 boy name
2002 16,648 26 16,622 #19 boy name
2003 15,560 21 15,539 #20 boy name
2004 13,777 70 13,707 #26 boy name
2005 12,300 20 12,280 #29 boy name
2006 11,022 21 11,001 #33 boy name
2007 10,221 11 10,210 #42 boy name
2008 9,234 12 9,222 #47 boy name
2009 8,087 10 8,077 #53 boy name
2010 7,179 10 7,169 #61 boy name
2011 6,802 7 6,795 #64 boy name
2012 6,256 8 6,248 #67 boy name
2013 5,744 6 5,738 #73 boy name
2014 5,169 7 5,162 #82 boy name
2015 4,814 5 4,809 #88 boy name

Want to know about the popularity of the Zachary baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 524,756 babies born with the name Zachary in the United States. That's more than enough Zacharies to occupy the country of Luxembourg with an estimated population of 511,800 (as of December 31, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1900 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Zachary" was in 1993 with a total of 25,533 babies. (That's a lot of baby Zacharies)

According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Zachary" ranks #56 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Kansas. Imagine that, 82 babies in Kansas have the same name as you in 2008. Across the entire United States a total of 9,234 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Zachary

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

Zachary Quinto

Zachary Quinto is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Zachary was born in 1977 as Zachary John Quinto in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.

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Zachary Levi

Zachary Levi is an actor, director, and singer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Zachary was born in 1980 as Zachary Levi Pugh in Lake Charles, Louisiana, U.S.

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Zachary Taylor

Zachary Taylor is an officeholder. Zachary was born in 1784 in Barboursville, Virginia, U.S.

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Zac Efron

Zac Efron is an actor and singer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Zac was born in 1987 as Zachary David Alexander Efron in San Luis Obispo, California, U.S.

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Zach Galifianakis

Zach Galifianakis is a comedian with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1996 to present. Zach was born in 1969 as Zachary Knight Galifianakis in Wilkesboro, North Carolina.

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Zach Braff

Zach Braff is an actor, director, screenwriter, and producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1993 to present. Zach was born in 1975 as Zachary Israel Braff in South Orange, New Jersey, US.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Zachary

Zachary Davis
Zachary Gordon
Zachary Hammond
Zachary Hudson
Zachary Piper
Zachary Kiesch
Zachary Piona
Zachary Roloff

Alternative Meanings

Z is for zip, the quickness in your step!

A is for able, for you surely are.

C is for confident, no doubts here!

H is for heart, warm and loving.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

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

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Yrahcaz". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ahazryc". 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 Zachary born Jan 23, 1929

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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 Wales approximately on 975. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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