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Meaning and name origin

Joice \jo(i)-ce\ as a girl's name is of Old French and Latin origin, and the meaning of Joice is "joy; lord". Joice is a variant of Joy (Old French, Latin): used in the Middle Ages, and made popular in the 17th century under the influence of the Puritans, to whom being "joyful in the Lord" was an important duty. Also a variant of Joyce (Latin): from the Norman male name Josce or Josse, which is from Jodocus, a Latin form of a Breton name, Iodoc, borne by a seventh-century Breton saint.

Joice has 2 variant forms: Joyous, Joyse.


Popularity

Joice is not a popular first name for females but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#40372 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Joice and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Joy and Joyce. (2015 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Joy, Joyce in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Joy, Joyce outside U.S.


Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Jaicee, Joci, Joie, Josee, Josie, Joycie and Roice. These names tend to be more commonly used than Joice.

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