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Popularity
58k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Zoey

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Life
  • #875 All Time
  • #22 in 2014
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Boys
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105k Zoe (Greek)
8k Zoie (Greek)
2k Zoya (Greek)

How popular is the 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 562 562 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 2,864 2,847 17
2007 3,042 3,031 11
2008 3,449 3,442 7 #98 girl name
2009 3,997 3,990 7 #75 girl name
2010 5,208 5,200 8 #47 girl name
2011 6,404 6,392 12 #28 girl name
2012 7,461 7,452 9 #20 girl name
2013 7,219 7,210 9 #24 girl name
2014 7,369 7,358 11 #22 girl name

Want to know about the populiarty of Zoey? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 57,881 babies born with the name Zoey in the United States. That's more than enough Zoeies to occupy the territory of Greenland (Denmark) with an estimated population of 56,749 (as of January 1, 2012). 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 7,452 babies. (That's a lot of baby Zoeies)

According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Zoey" ranks #100 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, 117 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 2006. Across the entire United States a total of 2,864 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 a name that was popular in the east? Search for the name to check your answer!

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.

Greek

Origin and Meaning of Zoey

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

Alternative Meanings

Z is for zany, the funny side of you!

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Your name in reverse order is "Yeoz". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Zoye". 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 Apr 11, 2009

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 Poland approximately on 700. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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