Zoe meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Zoe No. of characters: 3 Gender: Origin of Zoe: Greek
How to pronounce Zoe zoe What does my name mean? Meaning of Zoe: Life

Baby name Zoe is of Greek origin and derived from the word zōē meaning "life, existence". It was used by Hellenized Jews as a translation of Biblical Hebrew Hava/Eve. The name was borne by two early Christian saints, among them one was martyred under Emperor Hadrian and the other was martyred under Diocletian. A famous bearer of the name is Zoe Akins (1886-1958) who is a Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, poet and author. Another notable bearer of the name is Zöe Lucker (born 1974) who is an English actress and best known for playing the role of Tanya Turner on ITV's Footballers' Wives. This is also a character name in the series Monarch of the Glen.

Zoe was ranked 916 in 2015 list of US boys name and dropped by 1.22% from its previous ranking of 905 in 2014. Zoe was ranked 33 in 2015 list of US girls name and dropped by 3.13% from its previous ranking of 32 in 2014.

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Zoe is a very very popular first name for a girl in England & Wales which is popular since 1996 and ranked 99 in 2014. Around 18673 people wear Zoe as their first name. Zoe is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Zoe is a very very popular first name for a girl in United States which is popular since 1989 and ranked 916 (0.000379% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 111248 people wear Zoe as their first name. Zoe is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare name since 1880 and ranked 916 (0.000379% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 111248 people have Zoe as their first name. Zoe is not a native United States and Zoe may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.031120% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Zoe
YearRankOccurence
Popular girl name in
1989498376
1990455478
1991333722
1992267981
19932281193
19942111333
19951741726

Expression number of Zoe is 1.

Zoe loves adventure and independence and possess determination and originality. Zoe generally leads and direct others and likes to establishes their individual identity.

Names that rhyme with Zoé Joé, SiloéFamous people named Zoé
Zoé Chauveau is noted for her acting in movie Les filles de Grenoble
  • In 1995, Zoe Chan played the role of Jane in 0 film Heung Gong fa yuet ye.
  • In 1914, Zoe Gregory portrayed the role of Blossom in drama film Under the Gaslight.
  • Zoe Newton, from 1955 comedy film No Love for Judy, who played Judy.
  • In 2000 comedy and drama flick, Illicit Lovers, Zoe Paul portrayed Kathy.
  • In 2005 drama film, Snow White, Zoé Mikuleczky played Wanda.
  • Zoe Perry portrayed the vital character of Renie in 2016 comedy, drama flick No Pay, Nudity.
  • In 2012 comedy and drama flick, Ruby Sparks, Zoe Kazan portrayed Ruby Sparks.
  • Zoe Weizenbaum characterized crucial role of Lenny Hocknell in 2005 drama, war flick Missing in America.
  • In 2009 romance movie, Breaking Upwards, Zoe Lister-Jones portrayed Zoe.
  • In 1922, Zoe Merckel characterized the role of Perpetua in drama movie La tormenta.
  • Zoe Myers, from 2012 drama movie Destiny Road, who portrayed Elizabeth.
  • In 2011 drama movie, Tomboy, Zoé Héran portrayed Laure and Mickäel.
  • In 2019, Zoe Margaret Colletti characterized the role of Stella Nicholls in adventure and horror movie Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark.
  • Zoe Sandejas portrayed central role of Nina Sevilla in 2009 drama and music film Dinig sana kita.
  • In 2007, Zoe Moore played the role of Nelly Sue Edelmeister in comedy, romance movie Max Minsky und ich.
  • Names like Zoé Zoé Namesakes Related Names: Zoa, Zoann, Zoanne, Zoé, Zoélie, Zoël, Zoëlie, Zoëline, Zoëlla, Zoëlle Posts having Zoe: Comments :Zoe ( ancient Greek ζωή ; latin vita ) is a female name which means life in Greek, specifically "the simple fact of life, which is all living things in common" (ie plants, animals, humans and gods). The aliveness to be founded on a soul. Inanimate things have accordingly no soul. The term zoe, in the sense of physical life, all the Kosmos spread. The Stoics man the zoe must however kata physin (identical to the term eu zen ) reached with the help of their own reason. Originally, the name was used in the Eastern Church. It spread in Western Europe at the xix th century . Nowadays, it is very common in the UK and France. During the xix th century and the beginning of the xx th , this name was given to men so freely. Since the 2000s, it is becoming increasingly common in Europe. Versions of the name : Zoë, Zoey, Ζωή (Zoi), Zoja, Zoée, Zoéline. - Estela Dimas Popularity of Zoe

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