Name pronunciation: ZOH-ee
Origin of name:
Meaning of name: Life, abundant life

The Story Behind This Historical Christian Name

There are several notable historical Christian women who had the name Zoe, including two empresses in the Byzantine empire and St. Zoe, a Roman noblewoman martyred for her faith during Emperor Diocletian’s persecution of the Christian church.

Scriptures for the Girl Name Zoe

Note the word “life” in each of these scriptures (partial list, not all instances in the New Testament) — that is the Greek word “Zoe”:

Variations of the baby name Zoe

Girl names: Zoey, Zoie, Zowie, Zoya
Boy names: Zoe (pronounced “Zoh”), Zoel, Zooey

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23 thoughts on “Zoe

  1. What if that name was Zoe is for Jesus Christ.i.e i’m trying 2 say that he is the ‘life’.

  2. This name : Zoe ; meant a lot to my ; especially lately (11-13-11-2014 , we (Durban-Westville Correctional Services’s staff ; were very much preveleged to have lecture Mr Monty Williams from Zoe-Durban ; who had taught , about 29 Correctional Staff ; on very. GOod sfaff about “FATHERHOOD. We are looking forward again to be taught about other matters like Marriage matters etc. It was first time , to here word “Zoe” ; as I am now , I am bussy perusing this word , on my Bible. Keep it up guys.

  3. I never knew my name was so important! I cannot believe my name means Eternal life/abundant life. I woudn’t change my name for my life.

  4. I didn’t know the meaning but it,s really a great name that’s y I have given it to my baby

  5. My name is Zoë it fits by me
    But it is the only name for me
    The meaning of my name is life

  6. My name is ——– Zoe——– and looked it up Ohh my goodness this is ligit for me I’m going to be baptized on Sunday any way so this is pretty cool for me!!!luv Jesus

  7. I am trying to find the word zoe in the scripture. It means life, but I want to read the Bible verse with the word in it. Once, long ago, I read it, but neglected to mark it.

  8. Am glad my baby name is Zoe despite the circumstances surrounding her birth, the meaning has changed my life in a positive way.

  9. The Lord changed my name to ZOE, the God kind of life.since I started answering it, my life made more sense and have meaning.
    I can boldly say my name is ZOE.

  10. My Baby girls’ namw is Zoe and i am grateful for the revelation of this name and how the holyspirit mentioned it to me

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