Zach name meaning

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

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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Zach mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Zach

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to 3 people from Canada and the United States, the name Zach is of German / Nepali origin and means "Remembered by God".
  2. 2 people from the United Kingdom and the United States agree the name Zach is of Hebrew origin and means "God has remembered".
  3. According to a user from the United Kingdom, the name Zach means "Remember god".
  4. A user from Virginia, U.S. says the name Zach is of Hebrew origin and means "God remembers".
  5. A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Zach means "God forgives" and is of American origin.
  6. According to a user from the United Kingdom, the name Zach is of English origin and means "Gift of Greek Gods".
  7. A submission from New Zealand says the name Zach means "The lord has remembered" and is of Hebrew origin.
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  1. A male given name, diminutive of Zachariah and Zachary.

Zach was also found in the following language(s): Polish

Notable Persons Named Zach

Notable Persons Named Zach

Zach Galifianakis

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.

Zach Braff

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.

Zach Woods

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

Zach McGowan

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.

Zach Clough

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.

Zach Mettenberger

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


Notable Persons With the Last Name Zach

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.

Bruno Zach

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

Franz Xaver von Zach

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.

Nathan Zach

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

František Aleksandr Zach

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.

Anton Freiherr von Zach

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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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 6,153rd 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 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,436 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 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zach is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Texas have the same name in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Zach: The name spelled backwards is Hcaz. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Hcza. 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!
  • Zach name meaning

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