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Honest opinions -s is Zachary becoming too popular?

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Boobz Fri 06-Feb-09 20:02:13

I love this name. Thought it was reasonably unusal but have noticed it moving up the ranks of popularity recently and I AM one of those people that cares if it's really popular, so want to avoid if people really think it's going to be the next Jack / Oliver.

Becoming too popular - yes or no?

bodiddly Fri 06-Feb-09 20:19:32

I don't know of any but I have heard other peole say it is popular.

mopsyflopsy Fri 06-Feb-09 21:25:21

There is one Zachary (Zac) in my son's nursery class of 12.

hester Fri 06-Feb-09 21:26:14

I know 3 or 4.

GossipMonger Fri 06-Feb-09 21:26:26

dont know any and i work in a school!

Lionstar Fri 06-Feb-09 21:27:05

One in my DDs nursery class

TrinityRhino Fri 06-Feb-09 21:27:15

my cousin is called this
he will be in his late 20s now
have never heard of another ever

Cheekster Fri 06-Feb-09 21:28:06

In the school I work (approx 300 children), there are 3 Zac's.

Other than that I know of one other so I wouldnt say it is too popular at the minute, but then it could change.

pollywobbledoodle Fri 06-Feb-09 21:29:33

don't know any.....but am from the black country....does that count wink

Boobz Fri 06-Feb-09 21:30:32

Oh good. Am pleasantly surprised. DS1 (if a boy) looks sets to be Zachary James then.

Good-o.

RachieB Fri 06-Feb-09 21:56:34

I only know of one

its a lovely name

surrofab Fri 06-Feb-09 22:12:06

Its a lovely name that grows well with age.
Yes it is getting popular.I know 3 Zachs,Zac,Zachary who are under 4 years old!

We also used to have a Great Dane called Zac.

pollywobbledoodle Fri 06-Feb-09 22:18:50

isn't there a zac in high school musical....is that a signpost to impending popularity?

jellybeans Sat 07-Feb-09 11:07:36

dont know any with full name but know a few Zaks

Gorionine Sat 07-Feb-09 11:14:03

We have Zachariah here, we do not shorten it.

Picante Sat 07-Feb-09 11:19:12

I too love it - do you think it's ok with a surname starting with K?

Gorionine Sat 07-Feb-09 11:55:06

Picante, go there to see if it fits the right criteria!smile

jellybeans Sat 07-Feb-09 12:24:06

Try here
for how your name would look in various scenarios, it's fab.

CarryOnUpTheLiffey Sat 07-Feb-09 12:44:42

I think with Zack Ephron of HSM it may become popular, but not in the same league as Max or Sam or Jake.

I wouldn't pick it with a surname beginning with K though.

Picante Sat 07-Feb-09 14:25:09

Oh that site is lovely jellybeans!

pulapula Sat 07-Feb-09 15:16:29

I think it is becoming more popular but not that common yet.

It's on my list, but I don't mind popular names as my DD and DS are both in the top 15.

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