Name: Zachary

Origin and Meaning of the Name Zachary

  • Meaning:
    The Lord remembers
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    (ZAK er ee)
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Miscellaneous Info for Zachary

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    English speaking countries
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    Zachary is an English form of the name Zechariah. It is in use as both a surname and a first name, though it is far more common as a first name. It is also the name of a town in the U.S. state of Louisiana.

    Zachary Taylor was the twelfth President of the United States. Pope Zachary was one of the few popes who did not change their name upon becoming pope. Zachary Macaulay was an 18th century slave abolitionist.

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