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Joyce Meaning


What does Joyce mean?

The name Joyce is of Latin origin.

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

Joyce is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 5 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Joyce.

The Given Name Joyce

Refined and sophisticated, it is a name considered by many parents.

A name fit for a child full of dazzle and spirit, a little trailblazer.

Alternate names include Joisse.

Joyce Popularity

In the U.S. in 2017, it ranked 836 in baby name popularity for girls with 323 occurrences. It ranked 11,382 in baby name popularity for boys with 6 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 737 in baby name popularity for girls with 385 occurrences. It ranked 13,126 in baby name popularity for boys with 5 occurrences.

View the Joyce Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Joyce has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Joyce to other names.

Joyce Related Names

Variants of the name Joyce include Joisse.

Famous Joyces

  • Joyce ~ 1 hurricane, 1 storm

Joyce Numerology

What will your new littleJoyce be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Joyce are often perfumed and detailed but most of all they are read more >>

Joyce Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Joyce.

Just for fun, see the name Joyce 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 Joyce in Nautical Flags page.