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Gender: F Meaning of Zooey: "life" Origin of Zooey: Literary name or variation of Zoe, Greek

Readers who remember J. D. Salinger's Franny and Zooey have probably forgotten that the character was male (nee Zachary). Nowadays the somewhat loopy spin on Zoe is associated with actress Zooey Deschanel.

Famous People Named Zooey

Zooey Claire Deschanel, American actress

Pop Culture References for the name Zooey

Zooey Rice, fiancée in film "I Love You, Man"
Zooey Renner, character in film "3 Days to Kill"
Zooey, female monster truck in animated series "Bigfoot Presents: Meteor and the Mighty Monster Trucks"