Zakariya

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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 Arabic: [zakariːjaː]
Gender male
Language(s) Arabic
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) Zakarya ((Persian زكريا))
Related names Zechariah, Zachary

Zakariya (also transliterated as Zakaria or Zekeriya, Arabic: زَكَرِيَّاء‎, or Arabic: زَكَرِيَّا‎) 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