What does Zoe mean?
Zoe /zoe/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced ZOH-ee, ZOH. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Zoe is "life".
Zoe has 1 masculine form: Zoilo.Kreatif forms: Zezoe, Zoema, Zoeze. [more]
How popular is Zoe?
Zoe is a very prominent first name for women (#1189 out of 4276, Top 28%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Zoe for girls. Zoe reached its apex position of #30 in the U.S. in 2012, and is at #32 currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Zoey (#22 a year ago) and Zoie (#763) are the popular alternative forms of Zoe (#32 a year ago). These girl names were at the peak of their popularity in 2012 (usage of 0.7943%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.7277%, ▼8.4%). Zoe (#32), Zoey (#22) and Zoie (#763) are three of the more contemporarily stylish baby names here, with Zoe having a revival in popularity. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Zoe and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)