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Joy Meaning


What does Joy mean?

The name Joy is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Joy is "joyous, cheerful, merry".

Joy is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 3 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Joy.

The Given Name Joy

Joy is a great choice for parents looking for a more popular name.

A special name that is sure to be loved.

Wrap it up and take it home, Joy may just be the name you're looking for.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Joy Behar.

Joy Popularity

In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 436 in baby name popularity for girls with 720 occurrences. It ranked 6,827 in baby name popularity for boys with 12 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 460 in baby name popularity for girls with 692 occurrences. It ranked 4,306 in baby name popularity for boys with 23 occurrences.

Want to see how Joy sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Joy Name Popularity Page.

Joy Related Names

Variants of the name Joy include Joi, Joye.

The names Joia, Joie are all forms of Joy.

Famous Joys

  • Joy Behar ~ Actress

Joy Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Joy.

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Joy Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Joy in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Joy.

Just for fun, see the name Joy in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Joy in Nautical Flags page.