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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Joy"ful
Full of joy; having or causing joy; very glad; as, a joyful heart.
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  1. Full of or producing joy ("make a joyful noise" and "a joyful occasion")
  2. Full of high-spirited delight ("a joyful heart")

joy +‎ -ful

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Fun Facts about the name Joyful

  • How Popular is the name Joyful? Joyful is the 57,699th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Joyful have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 26 babies born with the first name Joyful in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Joyful? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2012 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Joyful first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Joyful is Friday, April 10th, 1891.
  • What year had the most people named Joyful born? The highest recorded use of the first name Joyful was in 2012 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Joyful: Your name in reverse order is Lufyoj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oufjly. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Joyful born Oct 21, 1993

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Australia approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.