What does Joice mean?
Joice /joi-ce/ [1 syll.] as a girls' name. Joice's name origin is Latin, and Joice means "joy; lord". Joice is a variant form, with the suffix -ice, of Joy (Old French, Latin): used in the Middle Ages. Joice is also a variation of Joyce (Latin): from the Norman male name Josce.
How popular is Joice?
Joice is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a very prominent surname for all people (#44997 out of 150436, Top 30%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Joice and associated names. Prominent varying forms of Joice (outside Top 1000) ranked in the Top 1000 are Joy (#462 a year ago), Joyce (#797), Loyce and Joycelyn. Variants like Joyceanne are seldom used. Usage of these girl names reached its highest during 1930-1939 (usage of 0.5723%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.1853%, down 67.6%), with the forms Joycelyn, Loyce and Joyce becoming less trendy. Joy (#462) is the most trendy name for newborns here. (2014 Birth Statistics)