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Zoe

or Zoë

[zoh-ee, zoh] /ˈzoʊ i, zoʊ/
noun
1.
a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “life.”.
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  • Zoe was wild to see Sarah's boy; but that was out of the question now.

    Children of the Market Place Edgar Lee Masters
  • The others addressed her as "Zoe," and in this way I learned her name.

  • Zoe trotted away with her head up, carrying the kitten very carefully lest her teeth should lacerate its tender skin.

    Lives of the Fur Folk M. D. Haviland
  • The thing was so clear, that I thought it my duty to speak to old Zoe about it.

    The Christmas Books William Makepeace Thackeray
  • You must understand that Putois was the most familiar figure in my childhood and in that of your Aunt Zoe.

    Putois Anatole France
Word Origin and History for Zoe

fem. proper name, Greek, literally "life" (see zoo).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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