Name
JOYCE

Name JOYCE

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 580,076 births of Joyce in the countries below, which represents an average of 4,173 births of children bearing the first name Joyce per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 1,624 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Joyce   
In Italiano Nome Joyce   
Variations : Joice , Joisse , Joyse


Information about the first name Joyce

The first name Joyce has been assigned to:
0.25% to boys
99.75% to girls
The country where the first name Joyce is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Female
This first name has 5 letters including 3 vowels and 2 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Joyce

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Joyce : Jeyco, Jocey, Joecy, Joey C

Joyce in Japanese *

Romajijoisu
Katakanaジョイス
Hiraganaじょいす
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
Joyce in Japanese
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Joyce in sign language

Joyce in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Joyce

US English
Etymology src :
  • Medieval English given name from Old French Josse, name of a seventh century saint Latinized as Jodocus, from Breton Iodoc, diminutive of iudh (“lord”), from Proto-Celtic *yowdos.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /dʒɔɪs/
  • Rhymes: -ɔɪs
Proper noun src :
  • Joyce
  • An English and Irish patronymic surname​.
  • A female given name from the Celtic languages, associated by folk etymology with joy and rejoice.
As a first name (Art) src :
  • Joyce Ballantyne (1918–2006), American painter of pin-ups
  • Joyce Wieland (1931–1998), Canadian experimental filmmaker and mixed media artist
As a first name (Business) src :
  • Joyce Chen (1917–1994), chef and restaurateur
  • Joyce Hall (1891–1982), American businessman and founder of Hallmark Cards
  • Joyce Kiage, businesswoman from Papua New Guinea
  • Joyce Nicholson (1919), Australian author and businesswoman
As a first name (Sports) src :
  • Joyce Barry (1919–1999), Australian cyclist
  • Joyce Chepchumba (born 1970), Kenyan long-distance runner
  • Joyce King (born 1927), Australian sprinter
  • Joyce Moreno (footballer) (born 1974), Panamanian-Spanish footballer
  • Joyce Slipp (born 1950), Canadian basketball player and coach
  • Joyce Walker (born ca. 1961), American basketball player (Harlem Globetrotters) and coach
  • Joyce Wethered (1901–1997), British golfer
  • Joyce Ziske (born 1935), American golfer
As a last name (Business) src :
  • Alan Joyce (born 1966), Irish-Australian Qantas CEO
  • David Joyce (1825–1904), American lumber baron and industrialist
  • Morton Dean Joyce (1900–1989), of New York City
  • Patrick H. Joyce (1879–1946), American railroad executive
  • Ron Joyce (born 1930), Canadian billionaire and co-founder of Tim Horton's donut chain
As a last name (Film, television, and theatre) src :
  • Alice Joyce (1890–1955), American actress
  • Brenda Joyce (actress) (1912–2009), American actress
  • Elaine Joyce (born 1945), American actress
  • Ella Joyce (born 1954), American actress
  • Emily Joyce (born 1969), British actress
  • Natalie Joyce (1902–1992), American film actress
  • Peggy Hopkins Joyce (1893–1957), American actress
  • Yootha Joyce (1927–1980), British actress
As a last name (Literature and print) src :
  • Brenda Joyce (author), American author
  • Graham Joyce, British science fiction writer
  • James Joyce (1882–1941), Irish novelist
  • Michael Joyce (born 1945), American author and professor of English
  • Patrick Weston Joyce (1827–1914), Irish author and brother of Robert Dwyer Joyce
  • Rachel Joyce (born 1962), English novelist and radio playwright
  • Robert Dwyer Joyce (1830–1883), Irish poet
  • Stanislaus Joyce (1884–1955), Irish illustrator
As a last name (Music) src :
  • Archibald Joyce, British composer (1873–1963)
  • Don Joyce (musician) (1994–2015), member of the experimental music group Negativland
  • Eileen Joyce (1912–1991), Australian pianist
  • Mike Joyce (born 1963), British drummer with The Smiths
  • Joyce Chu Malaysian singer
As a last name (Religion) src :
  • Gilbert Cunningham Joyce (1866–1942), educator and Bishop of Monmouth
  • Isaac Wilson Joyce (1836–1905), American bishop in the Methodist Episcopal Church
  • Jeremiah Joyce (1763–1816), Unitarian minister and writer
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
  • Jocelyn
PT Portuguese
Proper noun src :
  • Joyce f
  • A female given name, variant of Joice
 

Popularity of the name Joyce

Number of JOYCE births per year

Total births of Joyce by country

Births with the first name Joyce
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2019
633
505,117
BRBrazil
1930 - 2010
220
42,060
ONOntario
1913 - 2018
0
12,464
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2019
0
7,648
FRFrance
1900 - 2019
566
3,511
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2019
0
2,280
BEBelgium
1995 - 2019
5
1,489
IEIreland
1964 - 2019
0
770
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2019
0
704
NSNew Scotland
1920 - 2019
0
659
CHSwitzerland
1912 - 2019
0
595
QCQuebec
1980 - 2019
17
325
ABAlberta
1980 - 2019
0
261
AUAustralia
1944 - 2019
2
189
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
27
154
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
1
140
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
2
58
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
0
49
DKDenmark
1985 - 2019
0
40
SESweden
1998 - 2019
0
37
NLNetherlands
2015 - 2019
0
28
PTPortugal
2014 - 2019
0
16
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
0
7
PLPoland
2000 - 2019
0
2

Total births of Joyce by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Joyce
Country
Boys
Girls
BRBrazil
2010
6
1,012
FRFrance
2019
10
257
USUnited State of America
2019
0
231
BEBelgium
2019
0
27
ONOntario
2018
0
16
GBUnited Kingdom
2019
0
14
ITItaly
2018
2
11
CHSwitzerland
2019
0
11
QCQuebec
2019
0
10
SESweden
2019
0
5
IEIreland
2019
0
4
ABAlberta
2019
0
3
DEGermany
2018
1
2
ARArgentina
2015
0
1
DKDenmark
2019
0
1

Comments on the name Joyce

Personalities with the first name Joyce

There are 60 personalities with the first name Joyce


Joyce Banda
src

Malawi
Lawyer Politician Diplomat Philanthropist Activist


Joyce Carol Oates
src

United states of america
Screenwriter Writer Poet Professor Playwright Author University teacher Children's writer Novelist Essayist Autobiographer Diarist


Brittany Elmslie
(Brittany Joyce Elmslie) src

Australia
Swimmer


Joyce Didonato
src

United states of america
Singer Opera singer


Joyce Jonathan
src

France
Actor Singer Singer-songwriter Guitarist


Joyce Cary
(Arthur Joyce Lunel Cary) src

Ireland
Writer Painter


Joyce Meyer
src

United states of america
Writer


Joyce Van Patten
src

United states of america
Stage actor Television actor Film actor


Lorraine Crapp
(Lorraine Joyce Crapp) src

Australia
Swimmer


Joyce Chepchumba
src

Kenya
Long-distance runner Athletics competitor Marathon runner



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Joyce
Full list of personalities with the first name Joyce

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Joyce

There are 866 actors and actresses with the first name Joyce
Joyce Angel
Joyce Cheng
Joyce Kirkconnell
Joyce Roovers
Joyce Ilg
Joyce Chao
Joyce Jimenez
Joyce Chamaoun
Joyce Giraud
Joyce De Troch
Joyce Branagh
Joyce Westergaard
Joyce Pitti
Joyce Godenzi
Joyce Agu
Joyce H. Cheng
Joyce Kurtz
Joyce Hyser
Joyce Newnam
Joyce Guy
Joyce Kulhawik
Joyce Maynard
Joyce Brabner
Joyce Ingalls
Joyce Mandel
Joyce Dewitt
Joyce Nolen
Joyce Reehling
Joyce Robbins
Joyce Cohen

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Joyce
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Joyce

Rankings of first name JOYCE by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#2614FR France2019
#5381IT Italy2018
#6972DE Germany2018
#7027BR Brazil2010
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#216BR Brazil2010
#247FR France2019
#364BE Belgium2019
#407CH Switzerland2019
#518QC Quebec2019
#676ON Ontario2018
#824IE Ireland2019
#941US United State of America2019
#999IT Italy2018
#1105SE Sweden2019
#1405AB Alberta2019
#2024GB United Kingdom2019
#2480DE Germany2018
#2519DK Denmark2019
#3430AR Argentina2015






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