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The name Zachary is of English origin, and is an alternate form of Zechariah.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Zachary has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Zachary
Use of the Name Zachary for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
435,311 434,156 410,333 191,410 83,505 28,961 13,513
The table below indicates the number of times the name Zachary has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Zachary first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1946, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Zachary
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
194696449  
194783070  
194871389  
1949662108  
1950552151  
1951556151  
1952537173  
1953551164  
1954514200  
1955446277  
1956457273  
1957453291  
1958504236  
1959485262  
1960434344  
1961414367  
1962432343  
1963440326  
1964441332  
1965438310  
1966418332  
1967404360  
1968416340  
1969386413  
1970346546  
1971289699  
19722201,001  
19731971,133  
19741791,269  
19751451,683  
1976972,642  
1977952,769  
1978893,122  
1979734,153  
1980724,233  
1981634,827  
1982556,129  
1983507,293  
1984459,052  
19853911,336  
19863811,714  
19873313,191  
19882815,846  
19892518,076  
19902220,420  
19912221,380  
19921624,784  
19931525,528  
19941225,114  
19951423,121  
19961422,354  
19971321,911  
19981620,562  
19991719,957  
20001519,816  
20011618,151  
20021916,577  
20032015,448  
20042613,513  
Totals:  435,311 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Zachary as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Zachary appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 59 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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