What does Zoe mean?

Life, joy, hope, love

What's the origin of Zoe?


How is Zoe pronounced?


What does it say about you to have a cat named Zoe?

Zoe is a name that is typically given to female cats. It may say something about you if you are fond of cats or like feminine names.

Is Zoe a good cat name?

Zoe is a one-syllable cat name, making it succinct and fast to say. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for your kitty to recognize. Zoe is a widely adored cat name for obvious reasons. If you like it, go for it!

Zoe is found in these categories:

traditional cat names

Popular for decades, it's Greek for "life" and loved by cat owners.

unique cat names

This feline moniker hails from ancient Greece, meaning "life".

cute cat names

This moniker evokes playfulness and charm, popularized by actress Deschanel.

elegant cat names

Derived from Greek, symbolizing life and sophistication, popular among high society.


Based on likes, Zoe ranks #65 with users of MeowNames.com.

Zoe is one of the more common cat names amongst our community. According to our statistics, Zoe is considerably more popular than most other cat names.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Zoe was, over the past 30 days, the 36th ranked cat name for views on MeowNames.com.

As of May 2024, Zoe is becoming rarer and less popular with new kitten owners. Our stats reveal that the moniker is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

In general, this name has stayed pretty consistent in terms of popularity with MeowNames.com visitors.

In the past week, Zoe was viewed 43 times, and liked 3 times.

Cat names like Zoe:

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Meaning: Royal, powerful, majestic female.
Meaning: (Roman mythology) the goddess of the Moon; counterpart of Greek Selene
Meaning: Beautiful, charming, delightful.

Comments icon Comments (2)

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Kathy Harcourt (British Columbia, Canada)
I love the name Zoe for a cat, I knew it was Greek and meant life, but I didn't realize it meant love also, how nice, what a great name!
March 03, 2024

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Zoe (Queensland, Australia)
Please pronounce the name correctly it is "ZO-E" Please also don't stray from the traditional spelling
February 07, 2024

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