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Zoey Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Zoey is of Greek and English origin.

The meaning of Zoey is "life".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 22  in baby name popularity for girls with 7358 occurrences.  It ranked 7494 in popular baby names for boys with 11 occurrences. 

View the Zoey Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Zoey has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Zoey to other names.


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Related Names

Zoey is a diminutive (nickname) of Zoe.

Variants of the name Zoey include Zoie.

Other Tidbits

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Zoey in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Zoey.

Just for fun, see the name Zoey in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Zoey in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.