logo left
logo right
Login

Name Joyce

Meaning:lordTools:

Add to favorites

Generate:
Twitter-able text
SMS text

Compare to:
Behind the Name

Search with:
Wikipedia
NNDB
IMDb
Google

Name info:

About the name Joyce in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:English
Topics:Asteroid 5418 Joyce, discovered 1981
US 2013 rank:#823     ... 822:Salma, 823:Ivanna, 824:Joyce, 825:Paulina, 826:Lilith ...     Full US 2013 list
Similarly written:Jayce, Royce, Bryce, Jace, Jaycee, Jayde, Jayme, Jayme, Jayne, Jayse     Details
Group info:

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
Popularity:

Popularity lists that contain the name Joyce

SeriesGraphRankings
England+Wales decadesGraph1954 72,  1944 33,  1934 12,  1924 41914 49
SwitzerlandGraph1997 413
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 608,  1980-1989 423,  1960-1969 83
USA prevalenceGraph1990 49
USA yearlyGraph2013 823,  2012 890,  2011 968,  2010 874,  2009 934,  2008 874,  2007 838,  2006 827,  2005 799,  2004 757,  2003 737,  2002 701,  2001 678,  2000 6691999 675,  1998 685
Sort by Rank   Sort by Year