What does Gioia mean?
Gioia /gio-ia/ [4 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Italian origin, and the meaning of Gioia is "joy".
Affiliated girl name: Joy.Kreatif forms: Gioga, Giona, Giuia. [more]
How popular is Gioia?
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 (outside Top 1000) ranked in the Top 1000. This girl name was at the top of its popularity during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.855%) and is now significantly less popular (usage 0.538%, 37.1% less). Joy (#462) is the most fashionable name for newborns in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)