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Meaning and name origin

Joice \jo(i)-ce\ as a girl's name has the meaning "joy; lord" and 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.

Suggested similar baby names are Jaicee, Joci, Joie, Josee, Josie, Joycie and Roice.


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).

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