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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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In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zacharias. 20% of Zacharias men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Zacharias women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zacharias were Truck Driver and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    11%
  • Bookkeeper
    9%
  • Housewife
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    8%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Zacharias Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Zacharias. For the veterans among your Zacharias ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zacharias Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Zacharias life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Zacharias in 1942 was 17, and 73 in 2004.

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