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What does Joi mean?

Joi Pronunciation of Joi [joi] as a name for girls is a French name. Joi is a version of Joie (French): form of Joy.


Joi has 5 variants: Jioia, Jioya, Joia, Joya and Joye.

2 more alternative forms via Joie, Joy: Gioia and Joice.

Creative forms:
(female) Jie, Jomi, ..

(male) Jode, Jous, ..

Middle name pairings:
Joi Raelynn (J.R.), ..

How popular is Joi?

Joi is a very popular first name for women (#2012 out of 4276, Top 47%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Joi was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its peak rank of #1247 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not listed currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joi name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Joi listed in the Top 2000 are Joy (#436 via latest list) and Joye. Other forms, like Jioya, are uncommon. These forms of Joi were at the height of their popularity in the 1970s (average #1155) and are now much less widespread (#1478, 68%), with the form Joy becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joi, Joy, Joye in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Joi and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Joi is alike in pronunciation to Gia, Ja-, Jae, Jay, Jaya, Jaye, Je-, Jeh, Jey and Joey. Other suggested similar names are Jo, Jobi, Joci, Jodi, Joli, Joni, Jori and Zoi. These names tend to be less commonly used than Joi.

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