Menu

Zoe name meaning

Last Name
111
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

How to Pronounce Zoe

Click Me Audio

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Zoe mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Zoe

User Submitted Origins

Greek
85%
English
11%
Hebrew
4%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from New Zealand says the name Zoe means "Life and to live".
  2. According to a user from the United Arab Emirates, the name Zoe is of Greek origin and means "Life, the lust of life and reason to live".
  3. A user from Australia says the name Zoe is of Greek origin and means "Life. It is the Greek form of Eve, mother of all living".
  4. 45 people from all over the world agree the name Zoe is of Greek origin and means "Life".
  5. According to a user from Virginia, U.S., the name Zoe means "life in greek, i would know because my name is Zoe and I speak greek".
  6. A user from New Hampshire, U.S. says the name Zoe means "The name 'Zoe' means 'life'".
  7. A user from Colorado, U.S. says the name Zoe means "Celebration of life".
  8. A submission from California, U.S. says the name Zoe means "My name means 'vida' in spanish and 'life' in english" and is of Mexican origin.
  9. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Zoe is of Greek origin and means "life, The name also used in Hungary meaning life, existing (elet, letezes)".
  10. A submission from Tennessee, U.S. says the name Zoe means "God's Life" and is of Hebrew origin.
names by meaning.
International Interest
Also see international interest
Wiktionary
  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek, of common usage, variant of Zoë.

Zoe was also found in the following language(s): Czech, German, and Italian

Notable Persons Named Zoe

Notable Persons Named Zoe

Zoe Saldana

Zoe Saldana is an actress and dancer. Her ongoing career started in 1999. Zoe was given the name Zoe Yadira Saldaña Nazario on June 19th, 1978 in Passaic, New Jersey, U.S. Zoe is also known as Zoe Saldana-Perego.

Popularity:
Zoë Kravitz

Zoë Kravitz is an actress, singer, and model. She has had major accomplishments since 2007. Zoë was given the name Zoë Isabella Kravitz by her parent Lisa Bonet on December 1st, 1988 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Popularity:
Zoe Kazan

Zoe Kazan is an actress and playwright. She was most prominent from 2006 to present. Zoe was given the name Zoe Swicord Kazan by her parents Robin Swicord and Nicholas Kazan on September 9th, 1983 in Los Angeles.

Popularity:
Zoë Quinn

Zoë Quinn is a video game developer.

Popularity:
Zoe Bell

Zoe Bell is an actress, stuntwoman, stunt coordinator, actor, and stunt performer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to present. Zoe was given the name Zoë E. Bell on November 17th, 1978 in Waiheke Island.

Popularity:
Zoë Buckman

Zoë Buckman is an artist, photographer, and producer. Zoë was born Zoë Buckman on September 13th, 1985 in London Borough of Hackney.

Popularity:
  • Zoe Lister-Jones
    Actress
  • Zoë Wanamaker
    Actress
  • Zoë Ball
    Presenter
  • Zoe Lofgren
    Chairperson of the House Ethics Committee
  • Zoe Lyons
    Comedian
  • Zoe Cassavetes
    Actress
  • Zoe Palaiologina
    Royalty
  • Zoe Foster Blake
    Ceo
  • Zoe Jarman
  • Zöe Salmon
    Television Presenter
  • Zoë Keating
    Musician
  • Zoe Cramond
    Actress
  • Zoë Porphyrogenita
    Monarch
  • Zoe Tuckwell-Smith
    Actress

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zoe

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zoe

Rachel Zoe

Rachel Zoe is a fashion stylist and designer. Rachel was given the name Rachel Zoe Rosenzweig on September 1st, 1971 in New York City. Rachel is also known as Rosenzweig and Rachel Zoe.

Popularity:
Gorilla Zoe

Gorilla Zoe is a hip hop music rapping. He was most active from 2005 to present. Gorilla was given the name Alonzo Mathis .

Popularity:
Zoe

Zoe is a fictional character.

Popularity:
Saints Exuperius and Zoe

They hold the title Martyrs. They passed away in 127.

Popularity:
Flore Zoé

Flore was born in 1975 in Delft.

Popularity:
Henry Zoe

Popularity:

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zoe U.S.
  White 45.95% 64.26%
  African American 25.23% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 19.82% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.50% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.50% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zoe

People with the last name Zoe are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Zoe

  • What name lists does Zoe rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Zoe? Zoe is the 544th most popular name of all time. In 2019 Zoe was the 38th most popular name. As a last name Zoe was the 148,347th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Zoe have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 132,495 babies born with the first name Zoe in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zoe to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zoe? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 23 new born babies.
  • When was Zoe first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zoe is Sunday, February 21st, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Zoe born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zoe was in 2012 with a total of 6,461 babies. That's a lot of babies named Zoe!
  • Random Zoe Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zoe ranks 51st in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, 69 babies in South Carolina have the same name in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Zoe: The name spelled backwards is Eoz. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Oez. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zoe? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 111 people with the last name Zoe.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zoe? Zoe is one of the most unique last names recorded.
  • Zoe name meaning

    Related Names by Origin

    Rank Name Gender
    190 Zaia Girl
    87k Elias Boy
    21k Titus Boy
    908k Nicholas Boy
    4k Lyra Girl
    14k Thea Girl
    141k Sofia Girl
    1.1m Timothy Boy
    144 Io Neutral
    72k Penelope Girl

    Related Names by Gender

    Rank Name Origin
    378 Mckinleigh English
    204 Zanai African American
    1k Vy Vietnamese
    190 Zaia Greek
    520 Arsema Amharic
    799 Liyana Arabic
    206 Zaraya Russian
    532 Nyisha African
    443 Rielle French
    33k Lyla English