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Zacharias Name Meaning

German, Greek, English, etc.: from the New Testament Greek Biblical personal name Zacharias, Aramaic and Hebrew Zecharya, composed of the elements zechar ‘to remember’ + ya ‘God’. This name was borne by a Biblical prophet and in the New Testament by the father of John the Baptist, for which reason it achieved a modest popularity among Gentiles during the Middle Ages. It is found as a Jewish name, and as a personal name among Christians in India. In the U.S. it is used as a last name among families from southern India.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Zachariah, Zaharias, Zakaria, Cherian, Charles, Zacarias, Zaccaria

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Zacharias Family Origin

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Zacharias Family Occupations

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  • Ag Laborer

    33%
  • Labs Widow

    33%
  • Silversmith

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Zacharias family was Silversmith. Ag Laborer and Labs Widow were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Zacharias. The most common Zacharias occupation in the UK was Ag Laborer. 33% of Zacharias's were Ag Laborers.

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