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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Zakary
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Zakary in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Zakary:
Records indicate that 3,470 boys in the United States have been named Zakary since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 2002, when 266 people in the U.S. were given the name Zakary. Those people are now 18 years old.
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Comments about the name Zakary
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7 Positive Comments
"Love this name! its our 3 month old sons name, i love how its not unusual but the spelling makes it unique. I do constantly have to spell it though!" Jul. 4, 2011:
"it's the simplest spelling of a beautiful name.... I love it" Oct. 3, 2010:
"My son's name is Zakary, named after his grandmother, Zakia. It fits him so well, although he (and I) does get annoyed when it is misspelled. He now goes by Zak (because it was shorter to write in third grade.) It's perfect for him." Aug. 26, 2009:
""It was often mispelled." It's the most annoying thing in the world to have my name spelt Zakary. I have to correct everyone who writes my name. I do feel unique with it that only so few people are named it compared to most names." Aug. 20, 2009:
"i named my son zakary and people always spell it wrong!! I think it's a cool name though and it certainly suits him!!" Mar. 2, 2007:
"this is my 2 month old sons name. i thought i was the only one who spelled it this way till now. :( no one has pronounced it wrong yet but everyone misspells it. it is pronounced the same as zachary. i originally was goin to spell it zachary but his initials were zak so i thought it would be cute to spell it zakary. so zak is his name and his initials." Jul. 1, 2006:
"It was often mispelled. Zakary was my son. I've never met anyone else with the exact spelling of his name... but alot of boys who's names were spelled differently. It is pronounced exactly as it appears.
We actually chose the name because it was the only one we agreed on, but couldn't agree on how to spell it. One day, we went to a restaurant named Zak's and we figured it out... Zakary. We both loved it! Original to us and yet not odd. lol" Nov. 26, 2005:
2 Neutral Comments
"my name is zakary and many people spell my name wrong and spell it zachary" Jul. 15, 2012:
"we named our son Zakary. people constantly And automatically think its spelt zachary. it is a pain sometimes because everytime we give his name for something we have to specify the spelling. but i love the uniqueness of it and thats why we chose to spell it this way. we also have a daughter named alissa and her name is also constantly assumed to be spelt different." Sep. 18, 2007:
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