Zoe (name)

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Pronunciation /ˈz.i/ ZOH-ee; /ˈz/ ZOH
Gender Female
Word/name Greek
Meaning "life"
Other names
Variant form(s) Zoey, Zoí, Zoé, Zoie, Zoë, Zoee, Zoya
Related names Zooey

Zoe (and its variants) is a female first name, originally from the Greek word for "life" (ζωή). It is a calque of the Biblical Hava/Eve (חַוָּה), which is derived from the Hebrew word for "life". In Japanese culture, it is also a family name.


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