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pinWhat does Joey mean?

Joey /joey/ as a name for boys (also used less generally as girls' name Joey). Joey's name origins are English and Hebrew. Joey is an alternate form, with the suffix -y, of Joe (English): short version of Joseph.


Joey has 20 different relations via Joe, Joseph: Che, Iosef, Iosep, Jo, Jodi, Jodie, Jody, Joemar, Jomar, Joop, Joos, Jose, Josef, Josep, Josif, Josip, Joss, Josue, Joszef and Jozef.

Kreatif forms: Jijoey, Joeyji, Joeyro. [more]

pinHow 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)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Joey for boys. Joey was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its peak rank of #227 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, and is presently at #686. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Prominent variation forms of Joey (#686 last year) ranked in the Top 1000 are Joseph (#20 last year), Jose (#76), Josue (#269), Joe (#565), Jody, Jodie and Josef. Adoption of these relations of Joey reached its apex during the years 1970-1979 (adoption of 0.64%) and is somewhat lower today (adoption 0.42%, 33% less), with the forms Joe, Joey, Josef, Jody and Jodie becoming somewhat dated. Josue is the most trendy baby name here. Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Joey and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Joey, Jodie, Jody, Joe, Jose in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Josef, Joseph, Josue in U.S.

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

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Joey is alike in pronunciation to Ja-, Jae, Jai, Jay, Jaye, Je-, Jeh and Joao. Other suggested similar baby names are Jehu, Joby, Jodey, Joed, Joel, Jorey and Jory. These names tend to be less commonly used than Joey.