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Zoe

Name pronunciation: ZOH-ee
Origin of name:
Greek
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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Discussion

13 Responses to “Zoe”

  1. I love my name, and i wouldn’t change it for the world. Does it also mean God’s life ?

    Posted by Zoe | August 14, 2011, 10:01 pm
  2. What if that name was Zoe is for Jesus Christ.i.e i’m trying 2 say that he is the ‘life’.

    Posted by zoe | August 15, 2011, 8:13 am
  3. 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.

    Posted by Mboneni R. Skele | November 13, 2014, 12:06 pm
  4. 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.

    Posted by Zoe | December 22, 2014, 12:33 pm
  5. So glad you came and found out, Zoe! It’s a beautiful name, with a powerful meaning!

    Posted by Names Bookworm | December 22, 2014, 2:15 pm
  6. Wow….life of God and Endless love….it truly means it in my life….

    Posted by Zoe umali | March 26, 2015, 12:26 am
  7. I didn’t know the meaning but it,s really a great name that’s y I have given it to my baby

    Posted by Lillian | November 8, 2015, 8:52 am
  8. I love my name also.

    Posted by zoey | April 10, 2016, 12:39 pm
  9. My name is Zoë it fits by me
    But it is the only name for me
    The meaning of my name is life

    Posted by Zoe | June 9, 2016, 10:21 am
  10. 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

    Posted by Zoe Neveah | October 17, 2016, 12:52 pm
  11. My name is Zoe!!!

    Posted by Zoe | November 7, 2016, 3:53 pm
  12. I will surely name my kid ZOE,what of if he is a boy?

    Posted by David | November 11, 2016, 6:13 am
  13. My name is zoiewoderful I love. my parents. my. sister. too. and. my brother. Aunt SOE.

    Posted by ZOIE Davis | February 12, 2017, 8:59 am

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