Origin of the name Zoe
Zoe is a very popular first name. It is more often used as a girl (female) name.
People having the name Zoe are in general originating from Australia, Greece, United Kingdom, United States of America.
Name meaning of Zoe
- Name Number: 1
- Interpretation: Individual, Masculine, Logic, Self, Active, Leadership, Initiative, Assertive
History and Related Information
English: from the Greek name meaning ‘life’. This was already in use in Rome towards the end of the classical period (at first as an affectionate nickname), and was popular with the early Christians, who bestowed it with reference to their hopes of eternal life. It was borne by martyrs of the 2nd and 3rd centuries, but was taken up as an English given name only in the 19th century.
Popularity of the given name
The name Zoe is ranked on the 677ᵗʰ position of the most used names. It means that this name is very frequently used.
We estimate that there are at least 390900 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.012% of the population.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given this name for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
The name Zoe has three characters. It means that it is relatively short-length, compared to the other names in our database.
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