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What does Joey mean?

Joey \joey\ as a girls' name (also used more commonly as boys' name Joey). The name Joey means "Jehovah increases". Joey is a derivative of Josephine (Hebrew). Somewhat uncommonly used as a given name for baby girls.


Joey has 33 related variations 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.


Joey is a very popular first name for females (#1895 out of 4276, Top 44%) but a unique last name for all people. (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 in 2014), Josie (#254), Josefine, Josette, Josefina, Joline, Josefa and Jo. Adoption of this girl name was at its apex during the years 1930-1939 and has become significantly lower since, with the versions Josefina, Josefa and Jo becoming less fashionable. Josie (#254) and Josephine (#147) are two of the more trendy birth names in this compilation, with Josephine and Josie undergoing a rekindling in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar 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.