Home > Joya

Joya

What does Joya mean?

Joya Pronunciation of Joya [joya] as a name for girls is of Italian derivation, and the name Joya means "joy". Joya is a variant form of Gioia (Italian). Joya is also a variant of Joy (Old French, Latin): used in the Middle Ages.

Associated with: joy.

Variations

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

5 more related forms via Gioia, Joy: Gioya, Joice, Joyann, Joyanna and Joyanne.

Creative forms:
(female) Jeya, Joaya, ..

(male) Jodah, Jore, ..

Middle name pairings:
Joya Chelsey (J.C.), ..

How popular is Joya?

Joya is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3802 out of 4276, Top 89%) and an even more popular last name for all people (#14995 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular related forms of Joya (not in Top 2000) are Joy (#436 the previous year), Joye and Joi. Other variants, like Joie, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Joya was widespread 45 years ago (median #1155) and has become much diminished since. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Joya is pronounced similarly to Gia, Ja-, Jae, Jay, Jaya, Jaye, Je-, Jeh, Jey and Joey. Other recommended names are Alya, Amya, Asya, Aya, Brya, Daya, Donya, Enya, Haya, Ionya, Jada, Jama, Jana, Jayda, Jayla, Jayna, Jena, Jeyla, Jina, Jo, Joan, Joana, Joby, Joci, Jocia, Joda, Jodi, Jody, Joela, Johna, Jola, Jolan, Joli, Joly, Jolyn, Jolyna, Jona, Jonae, Jonay, Jone, Jonna, Joppa, Jorah, Jori, Joss, Jyl, Kaya, Liya, Maya, Miya, Moya, Mya, Nya, Orya, Raya, Reya, Roya, Sofya, Sonya, Taya, Tonya, Toya, Zofya, Zorya and Zoya. These names tend to be less commonly used than Joya.

See names
in meaning and etymology.

[Top]