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65k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Zoey

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Life
  • #838 All Time
  • #23 in 2015
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Boys
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111k Zoe (Greek)
9k Zoie (Greek)
2k Zoya (Greek)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1967 5 5 0
1970 6 6 0
1971 6 6 0
1973 8 8 0
1974 13 13 0
1975 8 8 0
1976 14 14 0
1977 8 8 0
1978 6 6 0
1979 7 7 0
1983 12 12 0
1984 11 11 0
1985 7 7 0
1986 11 11 0
1987 14 14 0
1988 17 17 0
1989 17 17 0
1990 33 33 0
1991 103 96 7
1992 145 145 0
1993 146 137 9
1994 142 137 5
1995 219 219 0
1996 339 339 0
1997 414 407 7
1998 489 478 11
1999 563 563 0
2000 697 691 6
2001 827 822 5
2002 1,191 1,182 9
2003 1,475 1,469 6
2004 1,633 1,622 11
2005 2,283 2,270 13
2006 2,865 2,848 17
2007 3,042 3,031 11
2008 3,452 3,445 7 #98 girl name
2009 3,998 3,991 7 #75 girl name
2010 5,208 5,200 8 #47 girl name
2011 6,406 6,394 12 #28 girl name
2012 7,466 7,457 9 #20 girl name
2013 7,233 7,224 9 #24 girl name
2014 7,395 7,384 11 #22 girl name
2015 6,914 6,900 14 #23 girl name

Want to know about the popularity of the Zoey baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 64,848 babies born with the name Zoey in the United States. That's more than enough Zoeys to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1967 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Zoey" was in 2012 with a total of 7,457 babies. (That's a lot of baby Zoeys)

According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Zoey" ranks #40 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, 19 babies in Rhode Island have the same name as you in 2013. Across the entire United States a total of 7,233 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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Where is the name Zoey popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Zoey in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess one of the most popular Colorado names? Also check out our name lists to see which names are the most popular in each region of the country.

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Zoey

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

Other Inspirations for the Name Zoey

Zoey 101
Zoey 101 Cast
Zoey 101 Theme Song
Zoey Deutch
Zoey Tur
Zoey Brown

Alternative Meanings

Z is for zip, the quickness in your step!

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Yeoz". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Yeoz". 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 Zoey born Jul 22, 1970

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central Africa approximately on 1675. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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