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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Zachariah
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Zachariah in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Zachariah:
Records indicate that 22,768 boys in the United States have been named Zachariah since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1992, when 874 people in the U.S. were given the name Zachariah. Those people are now 25 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Zachariah
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12 Positive Comments
"I named my youngest son Zachariah and that?s what I call him because people do call him Zachary and spell
His name wrong. I prefer Zac and not Zach. My oldest is Alexander and I thought those names went really well together, his nickname is Xander. So Zac and Xander or Alexander and Zachariah." Dec. 7, 2017:
"My son's name is Zachariah we took a long time to decide and it is a very strong powerful name" Sep. 2, 2015:
"My name is Zachariah I love my name and people are always asking me what does my name mean" Mar. 15, 2013:
"My sons name is Zackarah and I love his name and so does he. But people call him Zacharey or spell his name zach when its spelled zack. Yes I know there is not an i in his name but I wanted something very different. But we call him zack or zacka for short but use zackarah most of the time." Dec. 1, 2011:
"i'm currently expecting a baby boy, and like the name zachariah but also like zachary, so a little unsure about which version would be more suitable as also the child has to learn to spell it too! lol.... and i had to look up the correct spelling, it's my thinking that it was the name of an angel." Jul. 12, 2010:
"The only way to spell Zachariah (Zachary is an insult!) I've yet to meet another in real life. Here's to hoping none of us run into one another." Apr. 17, 2008:
"WE named our son Zachariah because it means "God remembers". It was a particularly rough year for us and it was important to me that the name represented something. Naming him Zachariah instead of Zachary helps limit the popularity. So far, we don't call him Zach at all." Jan. 10, 2008:
"My boyfriend's name is Zachariah. I love it, he doesn't. All of his friends just assume his name is Zachary when they say his full name but it's actually Zachariah. I think that's very unique." Aug. 6, 2007:
"My oldest son is names Zacharhya (Zachariah) He loves his name and my family does also." May. 15, 2007:
"This is my youngest sons name. Most people try to abbreviate it to Zachary or zach, and he has asked them himself to call him Zachariah. He is currently 5." Apr. 4, 2007:
"My name is so unique, and i absolutely love it. no one i know has it, but it norally takes my teachers a second to read it the first time they see it. Definately not a popular name in Cali." Nov. 1, 2006:
"I have named my son Zachariah, yet people also insist on calling him Zachary. I agree, that is NOT his name... otherwise I would have named as such. Derivations are MORE popular, but there are few as unique as Zachariah! (Fanfare)" Nov. 26, 2005:
10 Neutral Comments
"My kitten is named Zakaria. Same way to say just different spelling. I think this is a adorable way to spell it." Sep. 1, 2015:
"my full name is paul thomas zacharia but aii those who know me are calling me only zacharia and i am proud of it because i like that name very much.zacmaria is the name of my meternal grandfather so there are five persons including me have the same zacharia in my motrer's family." Jan. 14, 2015:
"My Sons name is Zachariah and my husband and I love it. We think it is a very strong and respected name. Many people call him Zachary and we correct them. Not his name." Mar. 18, 2013:
"My husband name is Zachariah but spelled Zackaryah, this is a very strong name for a strong minded person. I feel like everyone whose name is Zachariah are very smart. I could be wrong." Dec. 19, 2011:
"Now I know who the brainy one is, I'll keep lkoiong for your posts." Jul. 21, 2011:
"My Boyfriend Name Is Zachariah But He Spells It "Zechraih" But Say's Zachariah<3 Is That Common ??" Jul. 27, 2010:
"My middle name is Zachariah, and I have only met one other person with that name." Jan. 12, 2010:
"Zachariah is a beautiful name. It is my grandson'name. I love it. We call him Zachy and he is a blessing." May. 9, 2008:
"My name is the female version of this name. It is spelt zacharlija and many people get it wrong, speaking or spelling!" Feb. 4, 2006:
"my name is Zachariah and i love it. However i hate it when people call me Zachary that is NOT my name. i have yet to meet anyone else with the same first name as me. you say it is popular but i have yet to see so." Aug. 17, 2005:
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