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509k
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since 1880

Joyce

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Little lord
  • #124 All Time
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How popular is the name "Joyce" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1882770
1883660
1885770
1887770
188812120
188912120
189017170
189117170
189214140
189320200
189422220
189529290
189637370
189727270
189840400
189945450
190064595
190143430
190269690
190373730
190456560
190587807
190678780
190786806
19081101055
190996960
19101351350
19111431367
191223622214
191328427311
191447445618
191567764037
191678274636
19171,0611,01744
19181,3071,26146
19191,3011,25546
19201,5851,52362
19211,8941,84153
19222,0552,01540
19232,7092,67039
19243,5833,53251#83 girl name
19254,4074,36443#59 girl name
19265,7605,70654#44 girl name
19276,7586,68078#35 girl name
19287,3097,24267#30 girl name
19298,6728,59676#23 girl name
19309,7359,65976#18 girl name
193110,65910,57584#15 girl name
193211,45311,36291#12 girl name
193311,25011,19159#12 girl name
193411,53111,46269#12 girl name
193511,45011,36486#12 girl name
193612,05911,98772#12 girl name
193711,89411,80886#11 girl name
193812,76512,69372#11 girl name
193913,45513,39362#12 girl name
194014,88414,80183#13 girl name
194115,74315,67766#13 girl name
194216,80616,72779#13 girl name
194316,56716,48681#16 girl name
194414,83414,77064#18 girl name
194513,99713,95146#18 girl name
194615,27015,21357#20 girl name
194715,95515,91045#20 girl name
194814,41314,37835#21 girl name
194913,61213,57438#26 girl name
195013,44513,41728#27 girl name
195113,50113,46833#28 girl name
195213,16113,12635#27 girl name
195312,81412,78529#26 girl name
195412,11712,08631#28 girl name
195511,29711,27126#29 girl name
195611,12511,09431#30 girl name
195710,18410,14935#40 girl name
19589,0589,03127#46 girl name
19598,5428,51131#50 girl name
19607,7767,75026#58 girl name
19617,0287,00424#62 girl name
19626,1206,09327#74 girl name
19635,2435,22419#84 girl name
19644,8754,86015#87 girl name
19654,1424,12913#89 girl name
19663,4073,39710#101 girl name
19672,9552,94015
19682,5132,49617
19692,2432,23112
19702,0442,03113
19711,7061,69214
19721,3611,3529
19731,2371,2307
19741,2641,2640
19751,1271,1270
19769489480
19778538467
19787797745
19797397390
19807387308
19816946877
19826636630
19836366360
19845935930
19855425375
198655053614
19875695618
19884754750
198950048911
19905175125
19914454450
19924394390
19934294236
19943743740
19953763715
19963493427
19973313310
19983323320
19993373370
20003663615
20013683680
20023563560
20033453450
20043503446
20053243240
20063253250
20073463415
20083183180
20092872870
20103023020
20112632630
20123002946
20133323275
20143563497

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 1944 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Joyce" ranks #25 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Wisconsin. Imagine that, 264 babies in Wisconsin have the same name as you in 1944. Across the entire United States a total of 14,834 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 joyful, the spirit you spread.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

C is for compatible, a friend's friend.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

Your name in reverse order is "Ecyoj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Jycoe". 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.

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 south 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 her career being from 1972 to present. Joyce was born in 1949 as Joyce Anne DeWitt in Wheeling, West VirginiaUnited States.

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Joyce Giraud

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

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Joyce Randolph

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

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Joyce Tang

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

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Joyce de Troch

Joyce was born in 1974.

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Joyce Compton

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

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Past life for Joyce born Sep 23, 1940

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 Hungary approximately on 800. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

Name poster for Joyce

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