What does Zoya mean?
Zoya /zoya/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Russian origin. Variant of Zoe.
How popular is Zoya?
Zoya is an uncommon first name for women. Zoya is an equally rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Zoya and corresponding names. Zoey (#22 the previous year), Zoe (#32) and Zoie (#763) are the prominent related forms of Zoya (not in Top 1000) listed in the Top 1000. Forms like Zoelle are uncommon. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity in the year 2012 (usage of 0.7943%) and are now much less widespread (usage 0.7277%, down 8.4%). Zoey (#22), Zoe (#32) and Zoie (#763) are three of the more trendy girl names in this compilation, with Zoe undergoing a revival in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Zoya is alike in pronunciation to Zea and Zia. Other recommended similar baby names are Joya, Moya, Roya, Toya, Zofya, Zola▼, Zona▼, Zora▼ and Zorya. These names tend to be more commonly used than Zoya.