Zoya - girls name

Zoya name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 97%

Zoya name meaning:

The name Zoya is of Russian origin and has various meanings across different cultures and languages. In Russian, Zoya is derived from the Greek name Zoe, meaning "life." It represents vitality, energy, and the essence of being alive. In Slavic languages, Zoya is also linked to the word "zvzda," which means "star." This association suggests a sense of brightness, radiance, and celestial beauty.

Zoya is a name that exudes elegance and charm. It carries a sense of uniqueness and individuality, making it a distinctive choice for a girl's name. The name Zoya embodies qualities such as strength, grace, and resilience, reflecting the character of the person who bears it. It has an international appeal and adds a touch of exoticism to any cultural background. Overall, Zoya is a name that captures the essence of life and holds a radiant and enchanting quality.

Origin: Greek


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Overall UK ranking: 185 out of 5581

277 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (274)

Historical popularity of Zoya

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