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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #124 most popular

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What does the name "Joyce" mean?

Joyce (English): Little lord

The name "Joyce" is of English origin and it means "Little lord". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 4 other names that are similar to this one.

J is for jewel, the sparkle in your eye.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

Y is for young, the years never show!

C is for compatible, a friend's friend.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

Your name in reverse order is "Ecyoj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Yjoec". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Joyce" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Joyce? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 508,976 babies born with the name Joyce in the United States. That's more than enough Joyces to occupy the country of Cape Verde with an estimated population of 491,875 (as of June 16, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1882 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Joyce" was in 1942 with a total of 16,727 babies. (That's a lot of baby Joyces)

According to the 1943 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Joyce" ranks #14 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Maine. Imagine that, 95 babies in Maine have the same name as you in 1943. Across the entire United States a total of 16,567 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Joyce popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Joyce in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Joyce

Joyce DeWitt

Joyce DeWitt is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1972 to present. Joyce was born in 1949 as Joyce Anne DeWitt in Wheeling, West VirginiaUnited States.


Joyce Giraud

Joyce Giraud is a pageant titleholder. Joyce was born in 1975 as Joyce Marie Giraud Mojica in Aguas Buenas, Puerto Rico.


Joyce Randolph

Joyce Randolph is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1949 to 2000. Joyce was born in 1925 as Joyce Sirola in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.


Joyce Tang

Joyce Tang is an actress. Joyce was born in 1974.


Joyce de Troch

Joyce was born in 1974.


Joyce Compton

Joyce was born in 1907 as Olivia Joyce Compton in Lexington, Kentucky, U.S.


Past life for Joyce born Mar 27, 1937

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Wales approximately on 1825. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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