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Meaning and name origin

Joey \joey\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Joey), is of English and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Joey is "Jehovah increases". Joey is a variant of Joseph (Hebrew); biblical: the son of Jacob who, sold by his brothers into slavery, but later became a supreme power in Egypt.


Joey is a very popular first name for males (#307 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Joey for boys (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Joey name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Joey and its source forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Joe, Joey and Joseph. (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Joe, Joey, Joseph in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Joey is also pronounced similarly to Jae, Jay, Je-, Jeh and Joao. Other suggested similar baby names are Jo, Joby, Jodey, Jody, Joed, Joel, Jorey and Jory. These names tend to be less commonly used than Joey.


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