What does Joice mean?
Joice [joi-ce] 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.
Associated with: joy.
(female) Jece, Joica, ..
(male) Joije, Joius, ..
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 statistics of Joice and associated names. Prominent varying forms of Joice (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Joy (#462 a year ago), Joyce (#797), Loyce, Joye and Joi. Other variants, like Joysel, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Joice was common among parents 84 years ago (adoption of 1.5%) and has become significantly reduced since (adoption 0.05%, down 96.8%), with forms like Joy becoming somewhat dated. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Joice is alike in pronunciation to Joss. Other recommended names are Alice▼, Amice, Anice, Avice, Dorice, Douce, Elice, Jaicee, Jaide, Jaime▼, Jaine, Janice▼, Jenice, Joane, Jobie, Joci, Jodee, Jodie▼, Jolee, Jolie▲, Joline, Jolise, Jonae, Jone, Jonee, Jonie, Joniece, Jorie, Josee, Josie▲, Roice, Royce and Unice. These names tend to be more commonly used than Joice.