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Meaning and name origin

Joey \joey\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Joey), is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Joey is "Jehovah increases". Joey is a variant of Josephine (Hebrew): feminine of Joseph with the diminutive suffix -ine.


Popularity

Joey is a very popular first name for females (#1895 out of 4276, Top 44%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Joey for girls. Joey reached its highest rank of #736 in the U.S. in 1970-1979 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Joey and its source form. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Josephine (#147) and Joey. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

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

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


Similar Names

Joey is also pronounced similarly to Jae, Jay, Je-, Jeh, Jey, Joi, Joia, Joie, Joy, Joya and Joye. Other suggested similar baby names are Jo, Jobey, Joby, Jodey, Jody, Joely, Joley, Joly, Jorey, Josey, Josy and Zoey. These names tend to be less commonly used than Joey.

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