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Zoey name meaning

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

Origin and Meaning of Zoey

User Submitted Origins

English
52%
Greek
43%
American
3%
Spanish
3%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 people from Virginia, U.S. agree the name Zoey means "Life or light".
  2. A user from India says the name Zoey is of Greek origin and means "Life, light".
  3. A user from South Africa says the name Zoey is of African origin and means "life of God".
  4. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Zoey means "'life' in Greek. From early times it was adopted by Hellenized Jews as a translation of EVE. It was borne by two early Christian saints, one martyred under Emperor Hadrian, the other martyred under Diocletian. The name was common in the Byzantine Empire, being borne by a ruling empress of the 11th century. As an English name, Zoe has only been in use since the 19th century. It has generally been more common among Eastern Christians (in various spellings)".
  5. A user from South Africa says the name Zoey means "God kind of life".
  6. 18 submissions from all over the world agree the name Zoey means "Life" and is of English origin.
  7. According to a user from Tennessee, U.S., the name Zoey means "The name appropriately represented eternal life".
  8. According to a user from Virginia, U.S., the name Zoey means "Life and peace and happiness".
  9. A submission from Virginia, U.S. says the name Zoey means "Life in greek".
  10. A submission from Utah, U.S. says the name Zoey means "Being" and is of Nigerian origin.
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  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek, a phonetic spelling of Zoë.

Notable Persons Named Zoey

Notable Persons Named Zoey

Zoey Deutch

Zoey Deutch is an actress. She has been prominent since 2010. Zoey was given the name Zoey Francis Thompson Deutch on November 10th, 1994 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Zoey Tur

Zoey Tur is a journalist and reporter. Zoey was given the name Robert Albert Tur on June 8th, 1960 in Los Angeles County, California. Zoey is also known as Bob Tur, Hanna Tur, and Hanna Zoey Tur.

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Zoey Bartlet

Zoey Bartlet is a student at georgetown university, post-graduate, and georgetown university.

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Zoey Brooks

Zoey Brooks is a student, replacement for chase matthews, actress, replacement for dana cruz, film, television producer, secret chemist, list of internet phenomena, basketball, skateboarding, singing, flute, rapping, scientist, actor, and film producer. Zoey is also known as Bow Girl.

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Zoey Dean

Zoey Dean is a comedy and young-adult fiction writer. She was most prominent from 2003 to present.

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Zoey Grenier

They hold the title Miss Alaska 2015 and Miss Alaska2015. Zoey was given the name Zoey Arizona Grenier in Anchorage, Alaska.

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Fun Facts about the name Zoey

  • What name lists does Zoey rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Zoey? Zoey is the 712th most popular name of all time. In 2019 Zoey was the 31st most popular name.
  • How many people with the first name Zoey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 89,122 babies born with the first name Zoey in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zoey to occupy the country of Antigua and Barbuda with an estimated population of 86,295 (as of May 27, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zoey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1967 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Zoey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zoey is Thursday, November 22nd, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Zoey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zoey was in 2012 with a total of 7,471 babies. That's a lot of babies named Zoey!
  • Random Zoey Factoid: According to the 2019 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zoey ranks 51st in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, 125 babies in New Jersey have the same name in 2019.
  • Weird things about the name Zoey: The name spelled backwards is Yeoz. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Zoye. How do you pronounce that?
  • Zoey name meaning

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