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Joy names

87 Joy baby names and what they mean, for joy, happy, happiness, cheerful.

Adoption of these girl names reached its peak a century ago (usage of 4.69%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.96%, down 80%), with names such as Rowena becoming less in vogue. Eden (#151), Elsa (#286) and Hana (#841) are three of the more fashionable girl names here.

Here is the list of Happy names for boys.


Names may be associated with a word, eg. Raven is associated with "dark" but does not mean "dark".

Aglaia - Ditza

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joy names: Alisa, Allegra, Blythe, Caprice, Charis

.. are Thalia "blossoming", and Euphrosyne "joy". Rare. Compare Aglaia with popular -aia surnames Ayaia (top 85%), Arpaia (57%). See also Alaia.

From Gaelic, Celtic languages. "Happiness." Not in Top 2000. See also Adine. Though not strictly related, Anne, Anna ..

Origin fr. Arabic, Hebrew, Basque languages. "Joyful." Adoption of Alayah and variants is at its apex presently. [Alaya, Alayah]

Based on Latin element. "Cheerful." Alair and Allaire are not Top 2000 names. French variant of Hilary. [Allaire]

.. enchantments and sensual pleasures in the .. Used somewhat frequently as children's names, Alsyna, Alcina, etc. are similar to the familiar Alyna. [Alcee, Alcine, Alseena, .. 7 more]

Derived fr. Hebrew language. "Joy." Not that common as a birth name. [Aleezah, Aliezah, .. 4 more]

Root fr. Latin element. "Cheerful." Alegra, Allegria, etc. are not in the Top 2000. Spanish name .. [Alagria, Allegria, .. 2 more]

Source fr. Hebrew word. "Great happiness." Alise, Aliza and Allysa are commonplace as variant forms of Alisa. Also a variant of Alicia. [Alisah, Alise, Alissah, Allisa, Allisah, Allysa, .. 8 more]

Stems fr. Hebrew language. "Joy, joyful." Aliza has generally been preferred by parents. [Aleeza, Aleezah, Aliza, Alyza, .. 1 more]

.. means quickly, with a happy air .. Somewhat atypical as a children's name, Allegra is found more conventionally as a last name. [Alegra, Alegria, Legra, .. 3 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joy names: Corliss, Delicia

.. and rustic pastoral happiness, and later .. Arcadia and Arcadie were not Top birth names in 2014. [Arcadie]

Origin fr. Old English word. "Joy, cheer, intense happiness." Bliss, like the similar-sounding Blase, exists more often as a last name. Bliss and its variants date from .. [Blisse, .. 2 more]

Source fr. Old English. "Blithe, cheerful, carefree." Blythe is prevalent as a version. Modern coinage, though possibly linked to .. [Blithe]

From English, French, Italian words. "Whimsical, playful." Capri was among 2014's Top names. From Italian "capriccio" which originally referred .. [Capreece, Capri, Capriana, Capricia, .. 1 more]

.. (brilliance), Thalia (flowering), and Euphrosyne (joy) .. Popular, with usage of 0.021% for Charis and variants as baby names in 2014, though lower than 0.026% a year ago. [Caressa, Carrissa, Chareese, Charisse, Karisa, Karisse, .. 22 more]

.. "kharma" meaning "delight" or "little joy" .. Uncommon as girls' names, but Charmin, Charmian, etc. are similar to the more familiar Carmina. [Charmin, Charmiane, Sharmiane, Sharmyan, .. 4 more]

Stems fr. French, Welsh elements. "Happiness." Charryth and Charth are kreatif forms. Blend of Cherry with Gwyneth, influenced .. [Cherith]

Stems fr. Old English language. "Cheerful, carefree." A slightly offbeat girls' name, Corliss is found more frequently as a last name. From "carleas", a compound of "caru" .. [Corlee, Corless, Corley, Corlie, Corly]

From Latin word. "Pleasure, delight." Della was among 2014's Top names. Used in the Roman Empire, and .. [Dalicia, Dalisha, Dee, Delice, Delis, Delisa, Delissa, Deliza, Della, Dellise, .. 12 more]

From Hebrew word. "Joy." Outside Top 2000. [Ditzah, Diza]

Quick Reference

Index of all Joy names [and variants] for girls.

1. Aglaia - Ditza
Aglaia, Aine, Alaia [Alaya, Alayah], Alair [Allaire], Alcina [Alsyna, Alzina, ..], Aleeza [Alizah, Alitza, ..], Alegra [Alegrya, Allegria, ..], Alisa [Alyssa, Alyssah, ..], Alizah [Alize, Alyza, ..], Allegra [Legra, Leggra, ..], Arcadia [Arcadie], Bliss [Blyss, Blysse], Blythe [Blithe], Caprice [Caprise, Capricia, ..], Charis [Karrisa, Sherisa, ..], Charmian [Sharmyan, Sharmyane, ..], Cheryth [Cherith], Corliss [Corly, Corlie, ..], Delicia [Didi, Delyssa, ..], Ditza [Diza, Ditzah]

2. Duscha - Gioia
Duscha [Dusa, Dusica, ..], Eden [Edin, Edyn, ..], Edina [Edyna, Edeena, ..], Edna [Ena, Ednah, ..], Elsa [Ilsa, Ilse, ..], Estelle [Stella, Stelle, ..], Euphrosyne, Farrah [Farah, Farra], Faustine [Fauste, Faustina], Felice, Felicia [Phyllicia, Phyllisha, ..], Fiesta, Fortune [Fortuna, Fortunata], Frayda [Freyde, Freydel, ..], Gae [Gay, Gaye], Gay [Gai, Gaye], Geila [Gilah, Gilana, ..], Gilana [Gila, Gilah], Gilia [Giliya, Giliyah], Gioia [Joya, Gioya]

3. Grace - Keiko
Grace [Grazyna, Graziosa, ..], Gwenith [Gwenyth], Gwyneth [Wynne, Wynnie, ..], Halcyone [Halcyon, Halcyona], Hana [Hanae, Hannah], Hania [Hany, Hannyah, ..], Happy, Helga [Hella, Helle, ..], Hilary [Ilario, Ilarion, ..], Holiday [Holladay, Holliday], Ida [Idania, Idette], Ilaria, Jacey [Jaycee, Jaycie, ..], Jay [Jey, Jeyla, ..], Jody [Jodi, Jodie, ..], Joie [Joi], Jovita [Giovita], Joy [Joye, Joyelle, ..], Joyce [Loyce, Joyous, ..], Keiko [Kiko]

4. Kioko - Simcha
Kioko, Kishi, Lalita, Lara [Larra, Larita, ..], Larissa [Lyssa, Lorissa, ..], Lark, Latisha [Letticia, Lettisha, ..], Leda [Lida, Lyda, ..], Letitia [Tish, Tisha, ..], Mab [Mavis, Meave], Merry [Merryn, Merrily, ..], Perdita, Pippa [Pip, Pippy], Pocahontas, Raisa [Raizel, Rayzel, ..], Rinah [Rina], Rowena [Rowina, Rowenna, ..], Sachi [Sachiko], Sharmila, Simcha

5. Sunny - Zelda
Sunny [Sunnie, Sunshine, ..], Tate [Taitt, Tayte], Tomiko, Ulani, Winifred [Wynne, Wynnifred, ..], Xaviera [Zaviera, Zaveeyera, ..], Zelda [Zelde, Zellda]