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Zechariah

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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

Fun Facts about the name Zechariah

  • How many people with the first name Zechariah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,573 babies born with the first name Zechariah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zechariah to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zechariah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Zechariah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zechariah is Sunday, December 15th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Zechariah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zechariah was in 2015 with a total of 387 babies.
  • Random Zechariah Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zechariah is not a popular baby boy's name in Oregon. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Oregon have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Zechariah: Your name in reverse order is Hairahcez. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ierchaazh. How do you pronounce that?
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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.

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.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. An Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Zechariah which are concerned mainly with the renewal of Israel after the Babylonian Captivity
  2. A Hebrew minor prophet of the late 6th century BC

From Hebrew זְכַרְיָה (Zəḵaryā, “Yahweh has remembered”)

  1. (biblical) A king of Israel mentioned in the second book of Kings.
  2. (biblical) A book of the Old Testament and the Hebrew Tanakh.
  3. (biblical) A Hebrew prophet traditionally considered the author of the Book of Zechariah, the eleventh of the Twelve Minor Prophets.
  4. (biblical) A Hebrew priest, the father of John the Baptist.
  5. A male given name, rarely used in this form.

Other Inspirations for the Name Zechariah

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What does the name Zechariah mean?

Zis for zest, your zeal for life.

Eis for elegant, born within you.

Cis for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

His for heart, warm and loving.

Ais for approachable, constantly meeting new people

Ris for rock star, let it out!

Iis for immaculate, keeping it tidy

Ais for animated, let your energetic spirit shine

His for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

Past life for Zechariah born Oct 8, 1954

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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 Northern England approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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