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Meaning of First Name: Joyce


Name:
Joyce
Pronunciation:
\jo(y)-ce\
Gender:
girl
Meaning:
lord
Origin:
Latin
Relate Names:
Not Provided
Name Sounds Like:
Name Similar:
None

Popularity

Joyce is a very popular first name for women (#49 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#748 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

Introduction

Joyce \jo(y)-ce\ as a girl's name is pronounced joyce. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Joyce is "lord". From the Norman male name Josce or Josse, which is from Jodocus, a Latin form of a Breton name, Iodoc, borne by a seventh-century Breton saint. Used in the Middle Ages. Its use as a girl's name from the 16th century among Puritans suggests it have been associated with the vocabulary word "joy". Advice columnist Dr. Joyce Brothers; writer Joyce Carol Oates. Joyce has 9 variant form
Name:
Joyce
Pronunciation:
\jo(y)-ce\
Gender:
boy
Meaning:
Not Provided
Origin:
Not Provided
Relate Names:
Not Provided
Name Sounds Like:
Name Similar:
Variant Forms:
None

Popularity

Joyce is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#748 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

Introduction

Joyce \jo(y)-ce\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Joyce), . The baby name Joyce sounds like Jayce, Jace, Jaice, Jaycee and Josue. Other similar baby names are Boyce, Hoyce and Royce. View a list of the 2 names that reference Joyce.

Census About Last Name: Thompson


Last Name:
THOMPSON
Origin:
English
Meaning:
Means "son of THOMAS"
Population Rank:
19
Population:
644368
Occurrences/100,000 people:
238.87
Cumulative proportion/100,000:
7233.34
Non-Hispanic White Only:
72.48%
Non-Hispanic Black Only:
22.53%
Non-Hispanic Asian&Pacific Islander Only:
0.44%
Non-Hispanic American Indian&Alaskan Native Only:
1.15%
Non-Hispanic of 2 or More Races:
1.78%
Hispanic Origin:
1.62 %
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, Population Analysis & Evaluation Staff.
Lastnames provided above include all lastnames with over 0.001% frequency in the US population during the 1990 census. The table above includes over 50000 most common last names in America.