Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Zachary m. Hebrew זְכַרְיָה 'God has remembered'.

The name of one of the Biblical prophets and of the father of John the Baptist, a 2nd C martyr, an 8th C Nubian king, an 8th C pope, a 9th C Nubian king, a 9th C khagan of the Khazars, and an 11th C saint. Wycliffite Bible (1395): Sacarie, Sakarie.

Belgium
Dutch
1597x1598 Sacharias BoonenGes p. 330
England
Latin
1155 Acharias (nom) FPD p. 121, fn. 1
Dutch
1572 Zacharias AuFr Asse; 1573 Zacharias ibid. Coen; 1585 Sacharias ibid. Engels; 1592 Sacharias ibid. Damme; 1596 Sacharias ibid. Fudlix; 1599 Zacharias ibid. Frederick
Middle English
1420 Acris EEW p. 53
Early Modern English
1584 Zachery DEmar-vol2 p. 10; 1589 Zachrie HAmar-vol9 p. 50; 1594 Sachery StAnthonlin p. 36; 1595 Sachery ibid. p. 37; 1596 Zachary DEmar-vol2 p. 33; 1599 Zachary ibid. p. 42
France
Latin
1115x1149 Zacharias (nom) CartStPC X; 1126 Zacharias (nom) ibid. IV
Middle French
1561 Zacharie RegPCC-1 p. 2; 1562 Zacharie ibid. p. 7; 1564 Zacharie ibid. p. 51; 1565 Zacharie ibid. p. 107; 1566 Zacharie ibid. p. 205; 1567 Zacharie ibid. p. 319; 1568 Zacharie ibid. p. 378; 1570 Zacharie ibid. p. 428; 1571 Zacharie ibid. p. 435
Germany
Latin
858 Zachariae (gen) HambUrk-vol1 XIV; 865 Zachariae (gen) ibid. XIX; 1192 Zacharias (nom) quix-vol1 40; c1235 Zacharias (nom) UrkHan 1
Early New High German
1497 Zacharias Nurn1497 1132
Italy
Latin
1198 Zacharia (abl) ChStBo1 III, Zacharo (abl) ibid. III; 1285 Çacharie (gen) Perugia1285 p. 154; 1521 Zacharia (abl) VitAs2 VI; 1522x1532 Zacharia (nom) DSF p. 59, 48
Latvia
Latin
1291 Zacharie (nom) RigSB 298
Cite as: J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Zachary". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Zachary.