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Joey (girl)

What does Joey mean?

Joey Pronunciation of Joey as a girls' name (also used more commonly as boys' name Joey) is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Joey means "Jehovah increases". Joey is a version of Josephine (Hebrew).



RELATIONS VIA JOSEPHINE Jo, Joette, Josee, Josefa, Josey, Josie, Josy, Jozsa



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How popular is Joey?

Joey is a very popular first name for females (#1895 out of 4276, Top 44%) and a slightly less popular last name for all people (#124872 out of 150436, Top 83%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Joey was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its highest position of #765 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, and is at #1447 presently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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?

Popular alternative forms of Joey (#1447 IN 2018) appearing in the Top 2000 are Josephine (#91), Josie (#192), Jo, Joette, Josefa and Josey. Usage of these forms of Joey was widespread a century ago (AVERAGE #1101) and has become significantly reduced since (#1390, DOWN 65%), with versions such as Josephine falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joey, Jo, Joette, Josefa, Josephine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Josey, Josie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Joey is alike in pronunciation to Ja-, Jae, Jay, Jaya, Jaye, Je-, Jeh, Jey, Jioia, Jioya, Joi, Joia, Joie, Joy, Joya and Joye. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Aley, Cloey, Codey, Coley, Corey, Dodey, Dorey, Evey, Fey, Honey, Ivey, Jacy, Jady, Jael, Jamey, Jany, Joan, Jobey, Joby, Joci, Joda, Jodee, Jodey, Jodi, Jody, Joela, Joelly, Joely, Jola, Joley, Joli, Joly, Jolyn, Jonay, Jone, Jonee, Jonel, Jonet, Joni, Jooley, Jorey, Jori, Jorry, Joss, Judey, Judy, Juley, July, Kodey, Lorey, Lovey, Posey, Rey, Rosey, Roxey, Sokey, Tobey, Toney and Zoey. These names tend to be less frequently used than Joey.

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