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pinWhat does Joey mean?

Joey /joey/ as a girls' name (also used more commonly as boys' name Joey) is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Joey means "Jehovah increases". Joey is a version of Josephine (Hebrew) with the suffix -y.


Joey has 33 relations via Josephine: Fifi, Fifine, Fina, Finetta, Finette, Guiseppina, Jo, Joette, Joline, Josana, Josanna, Josanne, Josee, Josefa, Josefena, Josefene, Josefina, Josefine, Josepha, Josephe, Josephene, Josephina, Josephyna, Josephyne, Josetta, Josette, Josey, Josiane, Josianna, Josianne, Josie, Josy and Jozsa.

Kreatif forms: Joeyju, Joeyya, Jujoey. [more]

pinHow popular is Joey?

Joey is a very popular first name for females (#1895 out of 4276, Top 44%) and a slightly less popular last name for all people (#124872 out of 150436, Top 83%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Joey for girls. Joey was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #736 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Joey name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Joey outside U.S.

Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Joey and affiliated names. Popular alternative forms of Joey appearing in the Top 1000 are Josephine (#147 2 years ago), Josie (#254), Josefine, Josette, Josefina, Joline, Josefa and Jo. Adoption of these forms of Joey was widespread during the years 1930-1939 (average #601) and is somewhat less today (#822, down 55.4%). Josephine has been the overall favorite, although Josie seems to be becoming a favorite too, while Jo, Josefa and Josefina are no longer trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Joey, Jo, Josefa, Josefina, Josephine in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Josette, Josie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Joline, Josefine, Josephine outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Joey is alike in pronunciation to Jae, Jay, Je-, Jeh, Jey, Joi, Joia, Joie, Joy, Joya and Joye. Other suggested similar baby names are Jobey, Joby, Jodey, Jody, Joely, Joley, Joly, Jorey and Zoey. These names tend to be less frequently used than Joey.