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Zoë...? Too dated?

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PollyJane Wed 22-May-13 22:07:40

Opinions would be great.

I told my aunt and she likes it, but thinks it is a very ''early nineties'' name...?

And what middle names (2 or three syllable to go with surname Grey)

LynetteScavo Wed 22-May-13 22:10:55

Actually, I think it's one of those names which is almost a classic.....I went two Zoe's who were born in the 70's, and it was on my name list when pregnant in the late 90's, early 2000.

bootsycollins Wed 22-May-13 22:12:28

Gorgeous name, randomly I've always fancied being called Zoe myself.

InspectorRebus Wed 22-May-13 22:13:17

Lovely, middle name Annabel

PoppyWearer Wed 22-May-13 22:14:34

It's a great name. Not mine, have a friend called it, and agree it's one if those names that seems timeless.

JumpingJackSprat Wed 22-May-13 22:15:53

I like it. i saw a baby zoe not so long ago, made a lovely change from all the isabels and olivias.

pinkpudding Wed 22-May-13 22:15:54

I love it too. My friend's 2year old is a Zoe.

cookielove Wed 22-May-13 22:18:41

My friend has a 4 year old (cannot believe she is that age already) who we all call ZoZo

LousThighBurn Wed 22-May-13 22:19:05

I love it, there was a baby Zoë on the ward when DS was born 2 years ago. I think it ages well.

I like Eden or Alice as middle names, but Alice would mean her initials would spell ZAG? Unless you added another name in there too? Not sure if that would bother you but I notice things like that.

cookielove Wed 22-May-13 22:21:37

Sorry meant to say we i think it is adorable smile

sleepingbeautiful Wed 22-May-13 22:22:18

I like it. I know a 36 year old and a 5 year old. I don't think it's 90s name.
Zoe Elizabeth
Zoe Miranda
Zoe Marie
Zoe Isabel
Zoe Catherine
Zoe Rosalind

OrangeFireandGoldashes Wed 22-May-13 22:24:48

I used to work with a Zoë Grey!

Pretty name and I don't think it's from any one particular time period.

Zoë Rosalind
Zoë Violet
Zoë Florence
Zoë Francesca
Zoë Jessica
Zoë Melissa
Zoë Jasmine
Zoë Danielle
Zoë Marguerite
Zoë Charlotte

BikeRunSki Wed 22-May-13 22:27:34

I think of it very much as a name of the mid 70s, as y sister was one of 8 Zoes in her year at school. I've met two baby Zoes recently and really liked it- as someone said, lovely change from Evie/Grace/Niamh/Amelia. My sister has 2 x 3 syllable middle names, but I am not going to out myself by telling you them!

dozily Wed 22-May-13 22:29:24

I like it too, and know a 5-year-old Zoe smile

GreyTS Wed 22-May-13 22:32:57

Not dated I hope, I have a 2 year old Zoë, only know one other around here (Ireland). My Zoë's middle name is Eleanor

Southeastdweller Wed 22-May-13 22:33:09

Love it. Almost classic status and not common.

justhayley Wed 22-May-13 22:38:57

I love it, went to school with a Zoe Elizabeth - now 29.
I think it's a name that could be considered a classic it's timeless, not fashionable not old lady just well classic

TheBirdsFellDownToDingADong Thu 23-May-13 07:04:05

I think it's lovely. And very underused.

Not dated, because to become dated, it had to be uber popular (Karen, Louise, Emily, Ava, Finlay, Joshua etc) and Zoe I don't think ever was.

It's great!

SwishSwoshSwoosh Thu 23-May-13 07:06:22

I think Zoe is a truly lovely name.

OrangeFootedScrubfowl Thu 23-May-13 07:06:56

I like it, I don't think it belongs too much to any time.

Theironfistofarkus Thu 23-May-13 07:08:19

Like it too. Pretty name

JumpingJackSprat Thu 23-May-13 07:30:35

There you go OP i think you may have the first unanimous baby names thread!

lollypopsicle Thu 23-May-13 08:46:07

It's on our list for this baby as a possibility so obviously I like it! I also met a baby Zoe the other day.

JojoMags Thu 23-May-13 08:53:58

I love it. I think it sounds classic but also fresh iyswim? I wouldn't associate with any decade.

cantbloodywellchoose Thu 23-May-13 09:31:54

No, not dated at all. Gorgeous name!

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