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Zoe Meaning


What does Zoe mean?

The name Zoe is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Zoe is "life".

Zoe is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 3 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Zoe-ee.

The Given Name Zoe

Meaning "life" in Greek, the name Zoe was used by Hellenized Jews as a form of Eve.

Also popular amongst Christians from Roman times, it was the name of two Christian saints.

It was not adopted as an English name until the 19th century.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Zoe McLellan, and Zoe Porphyrogenita.

Zoe Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 40 in baby name popularity for girls with 5,062 occurrences. It ranked 6,305 in baby name popularity for boys with 14 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 41 in baby name popularity for girls with 5,158 occurrences. It ranked 7,517 in baby name popularity for boys with 11 occurrences.

The trend's your friend. See how Zoe has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Zoe Name Popularity Page.

Zoe Related Names

Zoe is a form of Eve.

Variants of the name Zoe include Zoee, Zoelie, Zoey, Zoie, Zowie.

The names Zoila, Zoilo, Zoja, Zoya are all forms of Zoe.

Famous Zoes

  • Zoe ~ Saint
  • Zoe McLellan ~ Actress
  • Zoe Porphyrogenita ~ Byzantine Empress Zoe (1042)
  • Zoe Saldana ~ Actress
  • Zoe Wanamaker ~ Actress

Zoe Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Zoe.

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Zoe Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Zoe.

Just for fun, see the name Zoe 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 Zoe in Nautical Flags page.