Zoey

Zoey - A popular female name



  May 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Zoey, meaning life, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1976 on position #3237. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Zoey and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Zoey? 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 Zoey. The baby girl name Zoey was given to 7,411 baby girls in 2012, ranking #20 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 191 baby girls were given this name - making this a popular female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Zoey peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 20.



Famous with this name

Zoey Deutch
Zoey Meng
Zoey Bennett


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Rating: 4/5 (14 people)


Zoey is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Zoey is currently topping the baby name charts in Montana at position #7 - and is the least popular in Connecticut at position #69.

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 Zoey is where you live.


Comment and discuss





  • BabyNameScience.com - Baby Name ExpertA few moments ago
    Looking for a popular and unique name? Just because Zoey is a popular baby name it doesn't mean that every other kid on the block will have the same name. In fact, assuming that little Zoey goes to a school with 500 kids there will actually be less than 1 other girls in that school with the same name. Unique and popular!

Zoey origin and meaning

Zoey is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means life. To see famous people named Zoey, pop culture references for the name Zoey and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Zoey

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

Zoe / 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
201220
201128
201047
200975
200898
2007112
2006118
2005152
2004207
2003221
2002268
2001353
2000408
1999478
1998530
1997574
1996674
1995921
19941456
19931222
19921250
19911580
19903496
19883664
19763237

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Montana7
North Dakota7
South Dakota8
Arkansas9
Mississippi11
Idaho11
Oklahoma13
Delaware13
New Hampshire14
Arizona15
Missouri15
New Mexico15
Louisiana16
Kentucky16
Ohio17
Iowa17
Indiana17
Kansas17
West Virginia17
South Carolina19
Washington19
Colorado20
Maine20
Georgia20
Nebraska20
Michigan21
Florida21
Alabama21
Tennessee22
Hawaii22
North Carolina22
Oregon23
Utah23
District of Columbia24
Texas24
Wyoming25
Wisconsin25
Nevada25
Alaska26
Maryland27
Illinois28
Pennsylvania29
California30
Minnesota32
Virginia37
New York40
Rhode Island53
Massachusetts54
Vermont61
New Jersey65
Connecticut69

Even more about Zoey


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 Zoey a common or unique name?

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

What is the number of syllables for the name Zoey?

2 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 Zoey
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 191
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1976
2012 births +7,411

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