Zacchaeus name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Zacchaeus

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  1. According to 2 people from Washington, U.S., the name Zacchaeus is of Hebrew origin and means "Pure".
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From Late Latin Zacchaeus, from Ancient Greek Ζακχαῖος (Zakkhaîos), from Hebrew זכי‎ (zakkay), literally "pure, innocent", which came from זכה‎ (zacha, “be clean, pure”).

  1. (rare) A male given name from Hebrew

Notable Persons Named Zacchaeus

Notable Persons Named Zacchaeus

Zacchaeus Chesoni

He died on September 5th, 1999.

Zacchaeus Okoth

Zacchaeus was born on July 5th, 1942.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Zacchaeus

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zacchaeus

Saint Zacchaeus

He holds the title Bishop of Jerusalem. He left this life in 116.

Saints Alphaeus and Zacchaeus


Fun Facts about the name Zacchaeus

  • How Popular is the name Zacchaeus? Zacchaeus is the 7,914th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Zacchaeus have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,653 babies born with the first name Zacchaeus in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zacchaeus to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zacchaeus? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1974 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Zacchaeus first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zacchaeus is Tuesday, January 1st, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Zacchaeus born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zacchaeus was in 2003 with a total of 71 babies.
  • Random Zacchaeus Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zacchaeus is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Georgia have the same name in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Zacchaeus: The name spelled backwards is Sueahccaz. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Zchesaauc. How do you pronounce that?
  • Zacchaeus name meaning

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