Zakariya

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For the village of this name in Iran, see Zakariya, Iran.
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Zakariya
Aleppo - Prophet Zakariyya.JPG
The tomb of Zakariya father of Yahya within the Great Mosque of Aleppo in Syria
Pronunciation pronounced [ˈzɑkɑˈriːjɑ]
Gender male
Language(s) Arabic, Persian
Origin
Word/name Zechariah (Hebrew זְכַרְיָה)
Meaning God has remembered
Region of origin Arab world, Muslim world
Other names
Alternative spelling Zakaria, Zakariyya, Zekeria etc.
Variant form(s) Zacharias, Zachary etc.

Zakariya (also transliterated as Zakaria or Zekeriya, Arabic: زكريا‎, Zakariyyā; pronounced [ˈzɑkɑˈriːjɑ]; Persian: زكريا‎, "Zakarīa") is a masculine given name, the Arabic form of Zechariah which is of Hebrew origin, meaning "God has remembered".[1]

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  1. ^ Zachariah, entry in Smith's Bible Dictionary