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Joey (boy)

What does Joey mean?

Joey Pronunciation of Joey as a name for boys (also used less generally as girls' name Joey) is an English and Hebrew name. Joey is an alternate form of Joe (English): nickname of Joseph.



OTHER FORMS VIA JOE, JOSEPH Che, Iosef, Iosep, Jo, Jodi, Jodie, Jody, Joemar, Jomar, Joop, Joos, Jose, Josef, Josep, Josif, Josip, Joss, Josue, Joszef, Jozef



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How popular is Joey?

Joey is a very popular first name for males (#307 out of 1220, Top 25%) and a slightly less popular surname for all people (#124872 out of 150436, Top 83%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Joey was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its peak rank of #215 in the U.S. in the 1960s, and is presently at #691. (2016 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Joey (#691 LAST YEAR) ranked in the Top 2000 are Joseph (#20), Jose (#77), Josue (#270), Joe (#618), Josef (#1737), Che, Jo, Jodi, Jodie, Jody and Jomar. Adoption of these relations of Joey reached its apex during the years 1910-1919 (ADOPTION OF 3.4%) and is now significantly lower (ADOPTION 1%, 71% LESS), with forms such as Joseph becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joey, Che, Jo, Jodi, Jodie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jody, Joe, Jomar, Jose, Josef in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joseph, Josue in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Joey, Joe, Josef, Joseph outside U.S.

Similar Names

Joey is alike in pronunciation to Ja-, Jae, Jai, Jay, Jaye, Je-, Jeh, Joao and Joe. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Bogey, Cobey, Codey, Coley, Coney, Corey, Covey, Coxey, Frey, Grey, Hobey, Ikey, Jacey, Jacy, Jamey, Jary, Jeb, Jed, Jem, Jet, Jo, Joab, Jobe, Joben, Joby, Jock, Jodey, Jodi, Jody, Joed, Joel, Joell, Joeri, Jomei, Jon, Jona, Jonn, Jonny, Joop, Joos, Jorel, Joren, Jorey, Jorg, Jori, Jorn, Jorry, Jory, Jose, Josep, Joss, Jovi, Jozef, July, Key, Kobey, Kodey, Korey, Morey, Rey, Rorey, Tobey, Tomey, Toney, Torey and Trey. These names tend to be less commonly used than Joey.