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What does Joia mean?

Joia Pronunciation of Joia [joia] as a girls' name. The meaning of the name Joia is "joy". Joia is a variant form of Joy (Old French, Latin): used in the Middle Ages.

Associated with: joy.


Joia has 6 variants: Jioia, Jioya, Joi, Joie, Joya and Joye.

4 more related forms via Joy: Gioia, Gioya, Joice and Joyann.

Creative forms:
(female) Johia, Joina, ..

(male) Jode, Jore, ..

Middle name pairings:
Joia Ananya (J.A.), ..

How popular is Joia?

Joia is an uncommon given name for females. Joia is a rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Joy (#436 the previous year), Joye and Joi are the prominent related forms of Joia (not in Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Jioia, are uncommon. These forms of Joia were popular as birth names in the 1970s (adoption of 0.1%) and are now much less popular, with the form Joy becoming somewhat outmoded. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Joia is alike in pronunciation to Gia, Ja-, Jae, Jay, Jaya, Jaye, Je-, Jeh, Jey and Joey. Other recommended names are Abia, Adia, Afia, Aria, Asia, Avia, Azia, Bria, Doria, Dosia, Ionia, Jaina, Jamia, Jana, Jania, Jena, Jinia, Jo, Joan, Joana, Jobi, Jobie, Joby, Joci, Jocia, Joda, Jody, Jola, Jolan, Jolie, Jolin, Jolina, Jona, Jonae, Jonay, Jonina, Joppa, Jorah, Jori, Jorja, Josie, Jovina, Jovita, Jozsa, Kia, Leia, Lia, Loria, Mia, Moia, Moria, Olia, Pia, Ria, Sofia, Sonia, Tia, Toia, Toria, Zia, Zofia, Zoia, Zolia, Zonia and Zosia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Joia.

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