Zoe

Zoe - A unique female name



  Apr 24,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Zoe, meaning life, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #764. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Zoe and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Zoe? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Zoe. The baby girl name Zoe was given to 6,383 baby girls in 2012, ranking #30 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 221 baby girls were given this name - making this a unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Zoe peaked in popularity 5 years ago in 2012 on position 30.



Famous with this name

Zoe Saldana
ZoŽ Kravitz
Zoe Stollery


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Rating: 5/5 (17 people)


Zoe is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Zoe is currently topping the baby name charts in District of Columbia at position #8 - and is the least popular in North Dakota at position #123.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Zoe is where you live.


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Zoe origin and meaning

Zoe is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means life. To see famous people named Zoe, pop culture references for the name Zoe and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Zoe

We've found the following names that sound similar to Zoe, sorted by popularity.

Zoey / Zoie / Zakiya / Zoya / Zakia / Zakiyah / Zoee / Zissy / Zia / Zakiyyah /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201230
201131
201031
200947
200858
200756
200654
200558
200454
200357
200260
200165
200082
1999104
1998122
1997132
1996155
1995176
1994215
1993234
1992286
1991357
1990515
1989588
1988830
1987755
1986821
1985886
1984804
1983905
19821198
19811408
19801286
19791312
19781317
19771186
19761225
19751042
19741141
19731007
19721145
19711046
1970986
19691242
19681149
19671271
1966984
19651429
19641429
19631166
19621338
19611002
19601084
19591057
1958913
1957913
19561141
1955968
19541058
19531101
19521052
1951989
19501213
1949991
19481239
19471326
19461161
19451646
19441277
19431222
19421373
19411340
19401348
19391300
1938991
1937956
1936814
19351018
1934816
1933949
1932812
1931779
19301108
19291163
19281017
19271070
19262063
19251067
19241120
19231228
19221047
1921888
1920892
19191997
19181432
19171092
19161100
19151300
19141549
19121099
1910764

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
District of Columbia8
Texas16
Hawaii17
Arizona18
California20
Maryland20
New Mexico23
Louisiana24
Colorado24
Washington24
Connecticut25
New Jersey25
New York26
Illinois27
Tennessee30
Kansas30
Oklahoma31
Massachusetts32
North Carolina32
Arkansas33
Oregon33
Florida33
Georgia33
Delaware34
Virginia36
Montana37
Maine38
Alabama39
Nevada40
Wisconsin40
Utah43
Idaho44
Pennsylvania45
Rhode Island47
Ohio49
Iowa50
Minnesota54
Indiana55
Michigan57
Wyoming62
Alaska67
Missouri68
Kentucky71
West Virginia72
South Carolina75
Nebraska76
South Dakota77
Mississippi79
New Hampshire85
Vermont114
North Dakota123

Even more about Zoe


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Zoe a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Zoe?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Zoe
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 221
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +6,383

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