Zoey

First Name
77k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Zoey

User Submitted Origins

English
67%
Greek
25%
Chinese
8%

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Virginia, United States, the name Zoey means "Life and peace and happiness".
  • According to a user from Massachusetts, United States, the name Zoey is of Greek origin and means "Life".
  • A user from Virginia, United States says the name Zoey is of Greek origin and means "Life".
  • According to a user from Oklahoma, United States, the name Zoey means "Life".
  • According to a user from Pennsylvania, United States, the name Zoey means "Life".

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

Notable Persons Named Zoey

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

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

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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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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 6 6 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 2,287 2,274 13
2006 2,867 2,850 17
2007 3,044 3,033 11
2008 3,453 3,446 7 #98 girl name
2009 4,000 3,993 7 #75 girl name
2010 5,215 5,207 8 #47 girl name
2011 6,411 6,399 12 #28 girl name
2012 7,476 7,466 10 #20 girl name
2013 7,247 7,238 9 #24 girl name
2014 7,412 7,401 11 #22 girl name
2015 6,955 6,941 14 #23 girl name
2016 6,438 6,438 0 #26 girl name
2017 6,034 6,026 8 #29 girl name

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International Interest for Zoey

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Zoey as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Zoey

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  • How Popular is the name Zoey? Zoey is the 770th most popular name of all time. In 2017 Zoey was the 29th most popular name.
  • How many people with the first name Zoey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 77,426 babies born with the first name Zoey in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zoey to occupy the country of Dominica with an estimated population of 71,293 (as of May 14, 2011).
  • 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 6 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 7,466 babies. That's a lot of babies named Zoey!
  • Random Zoey Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zoey ranks 22nd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, 175 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 2014.
  • 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 Zyeo. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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