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Gender:female
Languages of use:English
Topics:Asteroid 5418 Joyce, discovered 1981
US 2012 rank:#890     ... 890:Emmaline, 891:Jolene, 892:Joyce, 893:Britney, 894:Carlie ...     Full US 2012 list
Similarly written:Jayce, Royce, Bryce, Jace, Jaycee, Jayde, Jayme, Jayne, Jocy, Jodie     Details
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About Joyce, the group of names with the same origin as Joyce

Meaning/translation:lord
Language of origin:Breton
Info about origin:from the Old-French name Josce that was brought by the Normans to England as Josse
 Josce derives from Jodocus, and that name in turn is derived from a Breton name Iodoc meaning lord
 today predominantly female, but in the Middle Ages used as a male name
Words:iodoc = the lord  Celtic
Topics:Words
Variants' top ranks:4:Joyce England+Wales 1924
Somehow related to:Jodok, Jost
Old/original forms:Iodoc Breton, Jodocus Latinized, Josce Old French, Josse Old French
Name variants:Joyce   Sortable list   Details
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Popularity lists that contain the name Joyce

SeriesRankings
England+Wales decades1954 72,  1944 33,  1934 12,  1924 41914 49
Switzerland1997 413
USA decades1990-1999 608,  1980-1989 423,  1960-1969 83
USA yearly2012 890,  2011 968,  2010 8742009 934
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