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Zoe

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How popular is the baby name Zoe in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 23 23 0
1881 22 22 0
1882 25 25 0
1883 23 23 0
1884 31 31 0
1885 27 27 0
1886 25 25 0
1887 34 34 0
1888 42 42 0
1889 29 29 0
1890 42 42 0
1891 34 34 0
1892 34 34 0
1893 23 23 0
1894 28 28 0
1895 34 34 0
1896 36 36 0
1897 35 35 0
1898 30 30 0
1899 27 27 0
1900 26 26 0
1901 26 26 0
1902 34 34 0
1903 19 19 0
1904 27 27 0
1905 24 24 0
1906 19 19 0
1907 19 19 0
1908 23 23 0
1909 22 22 0
1910 34 34 0
1911 30 30 0
1912 37 37 0
1913 28 28 0
1914 37 37 0
1915 57 57 0
1916 65 65 0
1917 57 57 0
1918 68 68 0
1919 53 53 0
1920 80 80 0
1921 90 90 0
1922 64 64 0
1923 61 61 0
1924 74 74 0
1925 73 73 0
1926 58 58 0
1927 57 57 0
1928 64 64 0
1929 73 73 0
1930 54 54 0
1931 77 77 0
1932 86 86 0
1933 79 79 0
1934 79 79 0
1935 90 90 0
1936 78 78 0
1937 72 72 0
1938 65 65 0
1939 55 55 0
1940 54 54 0
1941 60 60 0
1942 53 53 0
1943 40 40 0
1944 48 48 0
1945 45 45 0
1946 66 66 0
1947 54 54 0
1948 68 68 0
1949 81 81 0
1950 67 67 0
1951 96 96 0
1952 100 100 0
1953 96 96 0
1954 118 118 0
1955 120 120 0
1956 92 92 0
1957 143 143 0
1958 151 151 0
1959 126 126 0
1960 119 119 0
1961 123 123 0
1962 97 97 0
1963 81 81 0
1964 80 80 0
1965 78 78 0
1966 118 118 0
1967 82 82 0
1968 86 86 0
1969 91 91 0
1970 141 134 7
1971 121 121 0
1972 96 96 0
1973 127 121 6
1974 106 106 0
1975 125 125 0
1976 97 97 0
1977 126 121 5
1978 94 94 0
1979 108 108 0
1980 107 102 5
1981 110 110 0
1982 139 130 9
1983 174 174 0
1984 201 201 0
1985 194 194 0
1986 218 213 5
1987 247 247 0
1988 246 241 5
1989 386 376 10
1990 487 478 9
1991 736 722 14
1992 997 981 16
1993 1,209 1,193 16
1994 1,341 1,333 8
1995 1,746 1,726 20
1996 2,071 2,064 7
1997 2,376 2,362 14
1998 2,702 2,692 10
1999 3,251 3,237 14
2000 3,795 3,785 10 #82 girl name
2001 4,660 4,644 16 #65 girl name
2002 4,900 4,884 16 #60 girl name
2003 5,100 5,085 15 #57 girl name
2004 5,388 5,362 26 #54 girl name
2005 4,974 4,957 17 #58 girl name
2006 5,167 5,152 15 #54 girl name
2007 4,942 4,931 11 #56 girl name
2008 4,794 4,779 15 #58 girl name
2009 5,156 5,144 12 #47 girl name
2010 6,282 6,263 19 #31 girl name
2011 6,308 6,294 14 #31 girl name
2012 6,462 6,445 17 #30 girl name
2013 5,982 5,967 15 #31 girl name
2014 5,878 5,857 21 #32 girl name
2015 6,010 5,995 15 #33 girl name

Want to know about the popularity of the Zoe baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 111,248 babies born with the name Zoe in the United States. That's more than enough Zoes to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 23 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Zoe" was in 2012 with a total of 6,445 babies. (That's a lot of baby Zoes)

According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Zoe" ranks #81 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, 37 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 2008. Across the entire United States a total of 4,794 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Zoe" mean? The list below shows the origins of Zoe as well as things modernly associated with the name Zoe such as celebrities named Zoe.

Origin and Meaning of Zoe

The name "Zoe" is of Greek origin, and it means "Life". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Zoe Saldana

Zoe Saldana is an actress and dancer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1999 to present. Zoe was born in 1978 as Zoe Yadira Saldana Nazario in Passaic, New Jersey, U.S.

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Zoe McLellan

Zoe was born in 1974 as Zoe McLellan in La Jolla, California, U.S.

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Zoe Bell

Zoe Bell is an actress and stuntwoman with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1992 to present. Zoe was born in 1978 as Zoe E. Bell in Waiheke Island, Auckland, New Zealand.

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Zoe Ball

Zoe Ball is a presenter and broadcaster. Zoe was born in 1970 as Zoe Louise Ball in Blackpool, Lancashire, England.

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Zoe Wanamaker

Zoe Wanamaker is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1973 to present. Zoe was born in 1949 in New York City, New York, United States.

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Zoe Lucker

Zoe Lucker is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1994 to present. Zoe was born in 1974 as Zoe Elizabeth Lucker in Huddersfield, England.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Zoe

Zoe Kravitz
Zoe Buckman
Zoe Kazan
Zoe Lofgren
Zoe Barnes
Zoe Dolan
Zoe Kitchen

Alternative Meanings

Z is for zany, the funny side of you!

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

Your name in reverse order is "Eoz". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Zeo". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Zoe born Dec 17, 1943

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Africa approximately on 1050. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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