Meaning:the Lord recalled
Although it may start with the last letter of the alphabet, Zachary sports some nicknames that push it to the front of the line: Zach, Zack and Zak. A Biblical name and a presidential name, Zachary hails from the Greek name Zacharias in the New Testament and the Hebrew name Zechariah. A top 50 contender from 1989 to 2003, Zachary is now in the top 150. (Zackary comes in at a distant second.) Elton John, Elizabeth Vargas and Cheryl Tiegs are among the celebrity parents with sons named Zachary.
Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
- Zachary Isaiah WilliamsTV Actor
- Zachary TaylorPresident, United States President
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