Origin:Hebrew
Popularity:1319
Meaning:God will increase
Joey is a gender-neutral name of English and Hebrew origins, meaning “God will increase.” This name is commonly used as a diminutive of classic “Joseph,” but the shorter form works equally as well. Its etymology alludes to loyalty and love, just as the biblical figure, Joseph, embodied throughout his life. However, parents today might know this short-form name as a lead character in the TV show Friends. Just like the lovable baby animals are wont to do, Joey brought joy and laughter to lives all over, which will no doubt be the future for baby Joey, too.

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