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What does Joye mean?

Joye Pronunciation of Joye [joye] as a girls' name. The name Joye means "joy". Joye is a variant form of Joy (Old French, Latin): used in the Middle Ages.

Associated with: joy.


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

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

Creative forms:
(female) Jorye, Joze, ..

(male) Joam, Joph, ..

Middle name pairings:
Joye Sydney (J.S.), ..

How popular is Joye?

Joye is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2334 out of 4276, Top 55%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#20727 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Joye was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its apex position of #877 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joye name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Joye outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular related forms of Joye appearing in the Top 2000 are Joy (#436 last year) and Joi. Other variants, like Joya, are seldom used. These forms of Joye reached the apex of their popularity 45 years ago (median #1155) and have become much less popular since (#1478, 68.5%).

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

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

Similar Names

Joye is alike in pronunciation to Ja-, Jae, Jay, Jaya, Jaye, Je-, Jeh, Jey and Joey. Other recommended names are Agye, Amye, Caye, Faye, Gaye, Jade, Jane, Jayde, Jayel, Jayme, Jayne, Jere, Jo, Joan, Joane, Jobey, Jobi, Jobie, Joby, Joci, Joda, Jodee, Jodey, Jodi, Jodie, Jody, Jola, Jolee, Joley, Joli, Jolie, Joly, Jolyn, Jolyne, Jona, Jonae, Jone, Jonee, Jonel, Jonet, Joni, Jonie, Jorey, Jori, Jorie, Josee, Josey, Josie, Joss, Josy, Joyce, Joycie, Joyse, Joysel, Judye, June, Jyl, Jyn, Kaye, Maye, Raye, Rye, Skye and Tonye. These names tend to be less commonly used than Joye.

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