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Zoey Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Zoey?

The very popular name Zoey was the 26th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States in 2016.

This top 50 contender has seen rankings outside of the top 1000.

Position 20, its highest popularity ranking, was reached in 2012 with 7,462 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Zoey was less than 5, most recently in 1982.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Zoey occurred roughly during the years 1985-2012.

Sometimes the name Zoey has been more popular as a girls name and sometimes it has been more popular as a boys.

Where is the name Zoey popularity headed?

Overall, when compared to its most prominent year, the name's popularity is at a very high point.

The popularity trend for Zoey has been soaring upward for a while. however, the number of children named Zoey lately has remained about the same.

The name Zoey is favored by many parents and has recently started to plateu at its present level but may also begin to make a more decisive move up or down.

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   Zoey (Girl)Zoey (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2016 6,414 26 < 5 --
2015 6,927 23 14 6,306
2014 7,392 22 11 7,531
2013 7,230 24 9 8,760
2012 7,462 20 9 8,844
2011 6,397 28 12 6,991
2010 5,203 47 8 9,672
2009 3,993 75 7 10,974
2008 3,445 98 7 11,015
2007 3,032 113 11 7,575
2006 2,849 119 17 5,293
2005 2,273 152 13 6,214
2004 1,622 208 11 6,969
2003 1,469 221 6 10,886
2002 1,182 268 9 7,634
2001 822 363 5 12,290
2000 691 409 6 10,340
1999 563 468 < 5 --
1998 478 528 11 5,837
1997 407 572 7 8,106
1996 339 656 < 5 --
1995 219 875 < 5 --
1994 137 1,258 5 10,242
1993 137 1,257 9 6,221
1992 145 1,206 < 5 --
1991 96 1,599 7 7,264
1990 33 3,361 < 5 --
1989 17 5,283 < 5 --
1988 17 5,059 < 5 --
1987 14 5,606 < 5 --
1986 11 6,606 < 5 --
1985 7 9,296 < 5 --
1984 11 6,284 < 5 --
1983 12 5,818 < 5 --
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1979 7 9,003 < 5 --
1978 6 9,746 < 5 --
1977 8 7,560 < 5 --
1976 14 4,610 < 5 --
1975 8 7,165 < 5 --
1974 13 4,716 < 5 --
1973 8 6,664 < 5 --
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United States name popularity data is provided by the Social Security Administration and is based on Social Security card applications.

Data for a given year is not made available until well into the next year.

Data reflects what was recorded and has not been edited for errors, so for example the gender associated with a name may be incorrect.

The more babies that are given a particular name, the higher the popularity ranking. If multiple names have the same usage, the tie is broken by assigning popularity rank in alphabetical order. Therefore in the case of names with fewer occurrences, names with the same number of occurrences may have vastly different rankings because they will be interranked alphabetically.

To safeguard privacy, the SSA does not include names with less than 5 occurrences.

Please note, we update the data each May when the SSA releases new figures. All data changes at that time, including previous years, which will change minutely based on new information.