Zoe

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

Latin spelling of the Greek name Ζωη (Zoi) = 'life' [1] [2]

Related Names

Zoe
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Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Zoé
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
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Danish Finish Swedish
Zoë
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Danish Finish Swedish
Zoey
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Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Zoeson Iceland

Female

Zoedóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Zoe
Genitive: Zoes
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Zoe
Genitive: Zoen
Partitive: Zoeta
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Zoe
Accusative: Zoe
Dative: Zoe
Genitive: Zoe
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Zoe
Genitive: Zoes
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Zoe
Genitive: Zoes

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Norway: 1880 (Sunnhordland) [2]
  • Iceland: Officially accepted as a given name on 20 February 2019 [3]

Strongest Period of Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[4]
560 832 1 1
Denmark Denmark[5]
374 n.a. 1 n.a.
Norway Norway[6]
149 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a. 148 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Zoe(f) Sources: [4][5][6][7]

Sources: [4] [5] [6] [7]

References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi