In the third century, Alexandrian Jews translated the Hebrew name Eve to its Greek equivalent, Zoe. The name became popular with early Christians, who associated its meaning of “life” with eternal life. An ancient name with a modern and trendy rendering, Zoe is well represented on TV with characters on Sesame Street, Firefly and House of Cards. Variations include the trending and increasingly popular spellings Zoey and Zoie.

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