What does Gioia mean?
For more information, see also the related girl name Joy.
Gioia is an uncommon first name for females but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#12605 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Gioia and associated names. Joy (#462 the previous year) is the only prominent varying form of Gioia (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000. These girl names were at the top of their popularity during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.855%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.538%, down 37.1%). Joy (#462) is the most fashionable name for newborns in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)