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Zoey

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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

Fun Facts about the name Zoey

  • How many people with the first name Zoey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 64,848 babies born with the first name Zoey in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zoey to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zoey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1967 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Zoey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zoey is Thursday, November 22nd, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Zoey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zoey was in 2012 with a total of 7,457 babies. That's a lot of babies named Zoey!
  • Random Zoey Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zoey ranks 61st in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 16 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Zoey: 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?
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Popularity of Zoey as a first name

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Popularity of Zoey as a last name

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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.

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Origin and Meaning of Zoey

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

  1. A female given name, a phonetic spelling of Zoë.

Notable Persons With the Name Zoey

Zoey Deutch

Zoey Deutch is an actress. She has been prominent since 2010. Zoey was given the name Zoey Francis Thompson Deutch on November 10th, 1994 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Zoey Tur

Zoey Tur is a journalist and reporter. Zoey was given the name Robert Albert Tur on June 8th, 1960 in Los Angeles County, California. Zoey is also known as Bob Tur, Hanna Tur, and Hanna Zoey Tur.

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Zoey Bartlet

Zoey Bartlet is a student at georgetown university, post-graduate, and georgetown university.

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Zoey Brooks

Zoey Brooks is a student, replacement for chase matthews, actress, replacement for dana cruz, film, television producer, secret chemist, list of internet phenomena, basketball, skateboarding, singing, flute, rapping, scientist, actor, and film producer. Zoey is also known as Bow Girl.

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Zoey Dean

Zoey Dean is a comedy and young-adult fiction writer. She was most prominent from 2003 to present.

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Zoey Grenier

Zoey Grenier is a notable human. They hold the title Miss Alaska 2015 and Miss Alaska2015. Zoey was given the name Zoey Arizona Grenier in Anchorage, Alaska.

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What does the name Zoey mean?

Zis for zany, the funny side of you!

Ois for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

Eis for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

Yis for yes, always open to new possibilities

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