What does Zoey mean?
Zoey /zoey/ [1 syll.] as a girls' name is of Greek derivation, and Zoey means "life". Zoey is an alternate spelling of Zoe (Greek) with the suffix -y.
How popular is Zoey?
Zoey is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Zoey is an unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Zoey for girls. Zoey entered the list in 1995 and reached its apex rank of #20 in the U.S. in 2012, and is at #22 presently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Popular related forms of Zoey (#22 in 2014) are Zoe (#32 in 2014) and Zoie (#763). Adoption of these girl names reached its peak in the year 2012 (usage of 0.7943%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.7277%, 8.4% less). Zoe (#32), Zoey (#22) and Zoie (#763) are three of the more fashionable names for newborns in this list, and there is also a rebound in baby name popularity for Zoe. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the girl name Zoey and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)