Meaning of First Name: Joyce
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)
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
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)
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
Means "son of THOMAS"
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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.