Joyce

Colors Related to this Name: Blue, Gray

Qualities Related to this Name: Pratical, Dependable

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #819 in 2013 and #797 in 2014.

Famous People

Joyce DeWitt (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Joyce Carol Oates (Writer), Joyce Hyser (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Joyce Van Patten (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Joyce Maynard (Writer), Joyce Bulifant (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Joyce Jameson (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Joyce Randolph (TV Actress)

Meaning

In English

Origin: Medieval English given name from Old French Josse, name of a seventh century saint Latinized as Jodocus, from Breton Iodoc, diminutive of iudh ‎(“lord”).[1]

Meaning(s):

-( female name -comes from the Celtic language-), associated by folk etymology with joy and rejoice.

-(last name AAn English and Irish patronymic -comes from the language-)