Origin: Greece
Region Origin: Southern Europe

Zoey, a female first name of Greek origin, meaning "life". It is a popular name for girls in many countries and has ranked among the top 100 names for girls born in the United States since 2000. The name Zoey is also a variant of the Greek name Zoe, which means "life," "alive," "to breathe," or "to live". It has a strong biblical meaning, addressing "an eternal life" or "a soulful being," defining a woman of strong will and resilience. The name Zoey has gained popularity due to its appearance in movies, series, and popular culture. Some sources suggest that Zoey gained popularity from the American comedy TV show 'Zoey 101,' starring Jamie Lynn Spears as Zoey Brooks. The name has also been used for notable characters in other TV shows, books, and films. In 2022, Zoey ranked among the top 50 baby names in the US, indicating its widespread popularity among parents.

Emmy Samtani
Emmy Samtani
Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.

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