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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Joye

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  • According to a user from Singapore, the name Joye is of Unknown origin and means "Lovable, friendly, smart, funny,cheerful".

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Wiktionary

Borrowing from Old French joie.

  1. joy; elation; gaiety

Notable Persons Named Joye

Joye Estazie is a soccer player for the AS de Vacoas-Phoenix. Joye was born on August 10th, 1984 in Mauritius.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Joye

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Prudent was born on December 15th, 1913 in Roubaix. He left this life on November 1st, 1980.

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Dan was born on February 19th, 1985.

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How popular is the baby name Joye in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1907 11 11 0
1909 5 5 0
1911 6 6 0
1912 8 8 0
1913 7 7 0
1914 6 6 0
1915 12 12 0
1916 18 18 0
1917 18 18 0
1918 24 24 0
1919 25 25 0
1920 24 24 0
1921 31 31 0
1922 23 23 0
1923 33 33 0
1924 52 44 8
1925 41 41 0
1926 47 47 0
1927 62 62 0
1928 68 68 0
1929 51 51 0
1930 68 68 0
1931 66 66 0
1932 77 77 0
1933 66 66 0
1934 50 50 0
1935 65 65 0
1936 63 63 0
1937 55 55 0
1938 58 58 0
1939 60 60 0
1940 51 51 0
1941 68 68 0
1942 55 55 0
1943 59 59 0
1944 56 56 0
1945 61 61 0
1946 70 70 0
1947 56 56 0
1948 67 67 0
1949 41 41 0
1950 47 47 0
1951 51 51 0
1952 55 55 0
1953 51 51 0
1954 65 65 0
1955 67 67 0
1956 69 69 0
1957 69 69 0
1958 54 54 0
1959 65 65 0
1960 63 63 0
1961 56 56 0
1962 46 46 0
1963 40 40 0
1964 49 49 0
1965 40 40 0
1966 35 35 0
1967 32 32 0
1968 38 38 0
1969 35 35 0
1970 31 31 0
1971 31 31 0
1972 30 30 0
1973 41 41 0
1974 36 36 0
1975 38 38 0
1976 31 31 0
1977 22 22 0
1978 23 23 0
1979 32 32 0
1980 25 25 0
1981 20 20 0
1982 24 24 0
1983 16 16 0
1984 11 11 0
1985 12 12 0
1987 9 9 0
1988 10 10 0
1989 11 11 0
1990 11 11 0
1991 9 9 0
1992 10 10 0
1993 14 14 0
1994 12 12 0
1995 7 7 0
1996 10 10 0
1997 8 8 0
1998 7 7 0
1999 8 8 0
2000 13 13 0
2001 8 8 0
2002 8 8 0
2003 9 9 0
2004 5 5 0
2005 8 8 0
2009 5 5 0
2010 5 5 0
2011 7 7 0
2015 6 6 0
2016 7 7 0
2017 9 9 0

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Popularity of Joye as a first name

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Popularity of Joye as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Joye U.S.
  White 77.44% 64.26%
  African American 14.91% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.18% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.10% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.42% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.94% 16.26%

Of Last Name Joye

People with the last name Joye are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Joye

  • How Popular is the name Joye? Joye is the 4,793rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Joye was the 20,818th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Joye have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,450 babies born with the first name Joye in the United States. That's more than enough people named Joye to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Joye? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1907 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Joye first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Joye is Wednesday, April 22nd, 1891.
  • What year had the most people named Joye born? The highest recorded use of the first name Joye was in 1932 with a total of 77 babies.
  • Random Joye Factoid: According to the 1957 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Joye is not a popular baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1957.
  • Weird things about the name Joye: Your name in reverse order is Eyoj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Joye. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Joye? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,268 people with the last name Joye.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Joye? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Joye as their last name since less than 1 person in 233k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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