Meaning:Great pleasure, happiness
Joy is a girl’s name of Latin origin, meaning “great pleasure, happiness.” This delightful title stems from the Latin guadia, which eventually led to the modern French “joie.” In the late 19th century, Joy soared into popularity and is still adored today. This spirited name radiates light and positivity and will stand to baby even during the toughest of times. With a name like Joy, baby will be a ray of sunshine—lighting up every room they enter.
Famous People Named Joy
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- Joy AdamsonAuthor
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