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Gender: Female Pronunciation: zo-ee Meaning of Zoey: "life" Origin of Zoey: Spelling variation of Zoe Zoey's Popularity in 2017: #29

The name Zoey is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "life". Zoey is ranked #29 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Girls' Names That End in Y and discussed in our forums with posts like "Themed Families..".

From the experts:

Zoey has been a consistent favorite for girls in the 21st century, its kinship with Joey giving it a tomboyish feel. Zoey is now the most popular form of the name while Zoie is a US Top 1000 name as well. Zoey has become a screenwriters' fave, with characters by that name appearing on Zoey 101, Nurse Jackie and The West Wing.

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Famous People Named Zoey

Zoey Francis Thompson Deutch, American actress
Zoey Ivory (van der Koelen), Dutch model; Miss Nederland 2016
(Hanna) Zoey Tur, American broadcaster
Zoey Dean, pen name for American authors of The A-List series
Zoey Arizona Grenier, American beauty queen; Miss Alaska 2015
Zoey, Japanese pop singer
Zoey Brown (b. 1999), daughter of TV chef Alton Brown
Zoe "Zoey" Taylor (b. 2006), daughter of NFL player Jason Taylor
Zoey Klein (adopted 2013), daughter of reality TV personalities Jen Arnold and Bill Klein of "The Little Couple"
Duncan Zowie Jones, son of singer David Bowie
Zoey Joy Webster (b. 2018), daughter of American reality television personalities John and Alyssa Webster of Bringing Up Bates

Pop Culture References for the name Zoey

Zoey Johnson, character on TV's "Black-ish"
Zoey Brooks, main character on TV's "Zoey 101"
Zoey Woodbine, daughter on TV's "Cybill"
Zoey Montgomery aka Zoey Redbird, main vampire in the House of Night series by P.C. and Kristin Cast
Zoey Sandin, character in movie "The Purge"
Zoey Pierson, character on TV's "How I Met Your Mother"
Zoey, dog of American YouTuber and musician Charles Trippy
Zoey Barkow, character on TV's "Nurse Jackie"
Zoey Valentine, character from "The Awakened" by Sara Elizabeth Santana
Zoey, daughter on TV's 'Terranova'
Zoey, character in Pokemon video games
Zoey Hanson, character in anime "Tokyo Mew Mew"
Zoey, character in video game "Left 4 Dead"
Zoey Howzer, character in animated series "The Proud Family"
Zoey Andata, character on TV's "FlashForward"
Zoey Patricia Bartlet, character on TV's "The West Wing"
Zoey Stevens, main character in TV movie "Zapped"
Zoey Carter, character in TV movie "The Secret Life of Zoey"
Zoey, orangutan in children's book "Zoey & Me" by Mallory Lewis
Zoey Van Goey, Scottish indie pop band
Zoey, character in Aphmau's YouTube series