Name: Zechariah

Origin and Meaning of the Name Zechariah

  • Meaning:
    The Lord remembers
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (zek ah RY ah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Zechariah

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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    In the Old Testament, Zechariah was the 14th king of Israel after the monarchy split. Another bearer of the name was one of the 12 Minor prophets.
    In the Greek Bible, Zechariah was the husband of Elizabeth and the father of John the Baptist.

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