US Popularity:1950
Meaning:Lord; Joyous
If you're looking for a name that inspires joy, then look no further than Joyce. Joyce is a gender-neutral name of Latin origin that means "lord." It's derived from the masculine Norman name Josce or Josse, which comes from Jodocus, a Latinized form of the Breton name, Iodoc. Additionally, this name is a dimminutive of Jocelyn, and also means "joyous." This name might also make you feel a wave of nostalgia, thanks to Winona Ryder's Joyce Byers in Stranger Things.

Famous People Named Joyce

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • James Joyce
    Novelist, Poet
  • Joyce Kilmer

Joyce Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Joyce is currently #704 on The Bump
Boy:Joyce is currently #401 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Joyce is currently #514 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Joyce is currently #1950 in U.S. births
Boy:Joyce is currently #13086 in U.S. births
Girl:Joyce is currently #1060 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 71
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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