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Girl Names associated with Joy


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Joy baby names and what they mean, for joy, happy, happiness, cheerful, with 87 results. 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 Felicia becoming less in vogue. Alaia (#664), Eden (#156), Hana (#860) and Zelda (#647) are four of the more fashionable girl names here, while Allegro (TOP 29%) and Alisea (98%) are popular surnames. Here is the list of Happy names for boys.

Joy names

Aglaia - Ditza | Duscha - Gioia | Grace - Keiko | Kioko - Simcha | Sunny - Zelda

Aglaia - Ditza

.. 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." Alaia has gained in prominence since 1880-1889. [Alayah, .. 1 more]

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

.. enchantments and sensual pleasures in the .. Alsina (TOP 38%) and Alcina (82%) occur often as surnames. [Alzina, Alseena, Alcine, .. 7 more]

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

Root fr. Latin element. "Cheerful." Alegra, Allegria, etc. are not in the Top 2000. Spanish name .. [Allegria, .. 3 more]


Source fr. Hebrew word. "Great happiness." Usage of Allysa and variants was up 2 decades ago and has become reduced, with Alisa becoming somewhat outmoded. Also a variant of Alicia. [Alyssah, Allysa, Allisah, Allisa, Alissah, Alise, Alisah, .. 6 more]

Stems fr. Hebrew language. "Joy, joyful." Aliza is familiar (TOP 71%) as a feminine name, whereas Aleeza, Aleezah, Alizah, Alize and Alyza are unusual. [Alyza, Aliza, Aleezah, Aleeza, .. 1 more]


.. means quickly, with a happy air .. Allie has been the most prevalent. [Leggra, Legra, Alegria, .. 3 more]

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

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

.. and rustic pastoral happiness, and later .. Arcadia and Arcadie were not Top birth names in 2015. [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 .. [Blysse, .. 2 more]


Source fr. Old English. "Blithe, cheerful, carefree." A conventional girls' name (#1499 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Blythe also occurs frequently as a surname. Modern coinage, though possibly linked to .. [Blithe]


From English, French, Italian words. "Whimsical, playful." A somewhat offbeat baby name, Caprice occurs fairly often as a surname. From Italian "capriccio" which originally referred .. [Caprise, Capricia, Capriana, Capri, .. 1 more]


.. (brilliance), Thalia (flowering), and Euphrosyne (joy) .. Popular, with usage of 0.015% for Charis and variants as baby names in 2015, though lower than 0.021% a year ago. [Sherisa, Karisse, Karisa, Charisse, Chareese, Carrissa, Caressa, .. 20 more]

.. "kharma" meaning "delight" or "little joy" .. Uncommon as girls' names, but Charmin, Charmian, etc. are similar to the more familiar Carmina. [Sharmyane, Sharmyan, Sharmiane, Charmin, Charmiane, .. 3 more]

Stems fr. French, Welsh elements. "Happiness." Charth and Cheryta are creative variations. Blend of Cherry with Gwyneth, influenced .. [Cherith]


Stems fr. Old English language. "Cheerful, carefree." Corliss is a commonplace (TOP 59%) given name, whereas Corlee, Corless, Corley, Corlie and Corly are infrequently used. From "carleas", a compound of "caru" .. [Corly, Corlie, Corley, Corless, Corlee]


From Latin word. "Pleasure, delight." Della was among 2015's Top names. Used in the Roman Empire, and .. [Didi, Delyssa, Dellise, Della, Deliza, Delissa, Delisa, Delis, Delice, Dee, .. 12 more]

From Hebrew word. "Joy." Ditya is a slightly favored baby name. [Diza, .. 1 more]

Quick Reference

Summary Index of 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]

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]

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]

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

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

Usage comparison for Joy names