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Zacharias name meaning

First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
4k
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Zacharias

User Submitted Origins

Hebrew
58%
American
25%
Greek
17%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Sweden says the name Zacharias means "The almighty recalls" and is of Hebrew origin.
  2. A submission from the United States says the name Zacharias means "God remembers".
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  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
Wiktionary

From Ancient Greek Ζαχαρίας (Zakharías), the New Testament form of the figure's name in the Old Testament, Hebrew זְכַרְיָה‎ (Zəḵaryā, “Yahweh has remembered”). Compare Zachariah and Zechariah.

  1. Alternative form of Zechariah
  2. A male given name from Hebrew.

Zacharias was also found in the following language(s): Danish, German, and Latin

Notable Persons Named Zacharias

Notable Persons Named Zacharias

Zack de la Rocha

Zack de la Rocha is a rap metal, alternative metal, funk metal, protest song, hardcore punk, and political hip hop musician, singer, songwriter, poet, activist, and rapping. He plays Vocals, guitar, drums, keyboards, and Jarana jarocha. His most notable accomplishments were from 1988 to present. Zack was given the name Zacharias Manuel de la Rocha on January 12th, 1970 in Long Beach, California.

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Zacharias Janssen

Zacharias Janssen was a spectacle-maker, glasses, and spectacle-maker(sometimescounterfeiter). Zacharias was born in 1585 in The Hague. Zacharias is also known as Zacharias Jansen and Sacharias Jansen. He passed away in 1632.

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Basil Zaharoff

Basil Zaharoff was an arms dealer, industrialist, philanthropist, ammunition, business magnate, philanthropy, and industrialistandphilanthropist. Basil was given the name Zacharias Basileios Zacharoff on October 6th, 1849 in Muğla. Basil is also known as Basileios Zacharias. He left this life on November 27th, 1936.

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Zacharias Kunuk

Zacharias Kunuk is a filmmaking and filmmaker. His career lasted from 1995 to 1995. Zacharias was given the name Kifutikajuk Taqaq Nujatut Attafutaluk Quatuk on November 27th, 1957 in Kapuivik, Canada.

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Zachris Topelius

Zachris Topelius was a writer. Zachris was given the name Zacharias Topelius on January 14th, 1818 in Kuddnäs, near Nykarleby. He passed away on March 12th, 1898.

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Zacharias Ursinus

Zacharias Ursinus was a theologian and theology. Zacharias was born on July 18th, 1534 in Wrocław. He died on May 6th, 1583.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Zacharias

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zacharias

Ravi Zacharias

Ravi Zacharias is a christian apologist, founder, chairman of the board of ravi zacharias international ministries, and christian apologetics. Ravi was born on March 26th, 1946 in Chennai.

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Christian Zacharias

Christian Zacharias is a classical music conducting. He plays Piano.

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Helmut Zacharias

Helmut Zacharias was a classical music, swing music, and jazz musician. Helmut was born on January 27th, 1920 in Berlin. Helmut is also known as Charly Thomas. He left this life on February 28th, 2002.

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Ann Zacharias

Ann Zacharias is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1971 to 1988. Ann was born on September 19th, 1956 in Stockholm.

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Sascha Zacharias

Sascha Zacharias is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1986 to present. Sascha was born on February 23rd, 1979 in Stockholm.

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Sr. Ellis Mark Zacharias

Sr. Ellis Mark Zacharias was a behind closed doors (1958 tv series). Sr. was born on January 1st, 1890 in Jacksonville, Florida. He breathed his last breath on June 27th, 1961.

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  • Thomas Zacharias
  • Metropolitan Mor Philoxenos Zacharias

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zacharias U.S.
  White 82.58% 64.26%
  African American 1.31% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 9.49% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.42% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.47% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.73% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zacharias

People with the last name Zacharias are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Zacharias

  • How Popular is the name Zacharias? Zacharias is the 7,434th most popular name of all time. As a last name Zacharias was the 8,641st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Zacharias have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,817 babies born with the first name Zacharias in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zacharias 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 Zacharias? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1930 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Zacharias first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zacharias is Wednesday, January 7th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Zacharias born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zacharias was in 2016 with a total of 94 babies.
  • Random Zacharias Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zacharias is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Zacharias: The name spelled backwards is Sairahcaz. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Shzcaaria. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zacharias? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,805 people with the last name Zacharias.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zacharias? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Zacharias as their last name.
  • Zacharias name meaning

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