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Joyce meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Joyce No. of characters: 5 Gender: GirlBoyOrigin: English Breton
How to pronounce Joyce jo-yce What does my name mean?
Meanings: Lord Rejoicing Cheerful Merry Joyous Joyce English name, feminine form of Jodokus (meaning: Lord). Namesake: Joyce C. Oates, American writer.

Joyce was ranked 910 in 2016 US male names list and elevated by 0.66% from its previous ranking of 916 in 2015. Joyce was ranked 588 in 2016 US female names list and elevated by 8.41% from its previous ranking of 642 in 2015. English form of Josse. Comes from the Germanic "gauz" Name of a deity. Celebrating 13 December.. Irascible, authoritarian, their company is sometimes difficult. Volunteers, a spirit "winner",Joycebelieve in perpetual competition. Joyce express themselves with ease and talk a lot. The franchise is their main quality, even if it hurt. Greedy, sensual,Joycenever give up the pleasures of life. Joyce have confidence in themselves and always insolent proveJoyceare right.

Full form of Joyce : Joyful Outgoing Youthful Courteous Extravagant

Joyce is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 1362 in 2015. Only 601 people have Joyce as their first name. Joyce is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Joyce was a very very popular first name for girl but is a rare first name for a boy which is a rare boy name since 2016 and ranked 910 in 2016 in United States. Around 509739 people wear Joyce as their first name. Joyce is a very consistent name over the past 130 years. 0.141023% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Joyce
YearRankOccurence
Popular girl name in
1914240456
1915232640
1916215746
19171791017
19181671261
19191681255
19201531523
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Expression number of Joyce is 22.

Joyce are persistent and possess leadership abilities. Joyce dream big and so are their achievements in real world. Joyce can transform any idea into reality which make them a master builder equipped with ingenuity and innovation.

Names that rhyme with Joyce Allaryce, Allyce, Alyce, Analyce, Angelyce, Annalyce, Anyce, Ardyce, Arlyce, Avyce, Ayce, Beatryce, Bernyce, Boyce, Brandyce, Bryce, Bérényce, Calyce, Candyce, CayceFamous people named Joyce
Joyce Lapinsky in Robert Schimmel: Unprotected as Producer
Joyce Worsley in Signpost to Murder as Actress
Joyce King in Terminator 2: Judgment Day as Miscellaneous Crew
Joyce Brew in Kung Phooey! as Actress
Joyce Sawa in The Bachelor Canada as Producer
Kathleen Joyce in A Spot of Bother as Actress
Joyce Dean in Emmerdale Farm as Make-Up Department
Joyce Ann Baron in Intruder in the Dust as Actress
Joyce Beullens in Wanted: hoed as Actress
Joyce Vanderveen in The Ten Commandments as Actress
Joyce Marie Brusasco, producer,assistant director
Joyce Adams, actress
Names like Joyce Joy, Joya, Joyace, Joyah, Joyal, Joyana, Joyann, Joyanna, Joyanne, Joyce, Joyceann, Joyceanne, Joycee, Joycelene, Joycelin, Joyceline, Joycelyn, Joycelynn, Joycene, Joycie
Joyce Namesakes Posts having Joyce: Comments :Joyce is a proper name of person English men and women. It originates from the Breton Judoc that consists iud ( "lord", which also Judicaël ) combined with a suffix diminutive , or c , means "little gentleman" or "young ladies" (some sources report only "ladies"), and it is therefore similar in meaning to Cyril and Basilisk.The name passed in the form Latinized Iudocus, and came to Britain in the form Josse with the Norman conquest . One of his era female form, Jocosa , suggests an influence of the Latin term iocosus or jocosus ( "playful"). Today it is very rare to her male use. In other words, "Joyce" is a name of French origin, usually female, rarely men. Its original German name: it derives from the name "Gauz" derivative "josse" then "joyce" in France. In the Middle Ages, it was commonly used, and was an exclusively male name. Time and battles in Britain exported it that name in Britain, where it was used both as a male name that female before becoming almost only women today, but it always keeps name and even its mixed character. Brother Judicaël king of Britain, bore this name. Male variants of this name are Jodocus Hondius , engraver, cartographer and publisher Flemish, Josse Lieferinxe , French painter, Jodocus Sebastiaen van den Abeele , Belgian painter. Female variant of the name Joyce is Joisse. - Tenisha Topete
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Other variants of Joyce :Iodocus Iudocus Jodocus Judoc Judocus Jodoc Joost Joos Josse Jost Jocosa Jošt  English Boy Names :  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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