Joyce Name Meaning

Joyce meaning

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Variant Names of Joyce:

Joice, Joyceanne, Joycelyn, Joycelynn, Joyse And Joyous., Joice, Joyceanne, Joycelyn

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Joyce name was top ranked at 18 position in American during year 1930and most recently ranked at 838 position in American during year 2015


Name Joyce has been Most Popular throughout the last hundred plus years and ranked at 122 position. 506485 numbers of people were named Joyce so far in last 100 years. (SSA) More about rank of Joyce

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The name Joyce can be either masculine or feminine and is taken from the medieval masculine name Josse. The name Josse was derived from the name ludocus that was a Latinized version of the Breton name Judoc, which means “lord”.

The name became popular after given to a Breton saint from the 7th-century, who introduced settlers to England after the Norman conquest. Then it became rare in the 14th century as a masculine name, then later revived as a feminine name. This may be due to the similarity of the name to the Middle English word joise that meant “to rejoice”.

Joyce Numerology :
Personality No. 11. People with name Joyce tend to be charismatic, cooperative, intuitive, and have a pleasing personality with a gentle manner. Person with Joyce having 11 as Personality number work hard to gain confidence and overcome in-born shyness. As a child, and into your early twenties, nervous energy may have caused you to bite your nails or express your nervousness in other ways. You are extremely sensitive and intuitive. More Numerology

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  • The name Joyce is used for females and rarely used by males. However, it is currently in greater use by the latter. (The US Social Security site shows that "Joyce" has not been among the Top 1000 baby names chosen for a male since 1946. On the other hand, "Joyce" has been among the Top 1000 baby names for females, and as of 2007 ranks at 831.) It is of Latin origin, and its meaning is "joy". The name has been in use since the Middle Ages.

  • Joyce name belonged to a 7th-century Breton saint and it was introduced to England from Breton settlers after the Norman conquest. It became rare after the 14th century but it was later revived as a feminine name perhaps because of similarity to the Middl

Name Analysis of Joyce

Character Analysis of Joyce : Persons with the name Joyce, like to be in charge, whether that be upfront or from behind the scenes. They like to control and are generally quite sure of themselves. They can be very talented ‘actors’ in life and can put on the persona they wish others to see and believe.

Love Life of Joyce : Person like that their partner should inspire not only sexually but also at the level of intellect. Persons love to precede intercourse with dinners in candlelight.

Name Letter Analysis of Joyce

J : Persons make an exemplary friend and try hard to make sure everyone is happy and comfortable

O : Persons know where the moral high ground is, and always try to take it

Y : Persons are freedom-loving and like to break rules and push the envelope

C : Persons wear their heart on their sleeve. Lucky ones, since they have a strong instinct about matters of the heart

E : Persons are freedom-loving, sensual and enthusiastic

Astrological (Vedic) Aspect of Name Joyce

Acoording to vedic astrology , Rashi for the name Joyce is Makar and Moon sign associated with the name Joyce is Capricorn.

The name Joyce has Earth element. Saturn is the Ruling Planet for the name Joyce . The name Joyce having moon sign as Capricorn is represented by The Mountain Sea-Goat and considered as Cardinal .

Normally, people with the name Joyce are optimistic and determined. They are full of life. They can easily compromise in difficult situations.

Other name options, having Capricorn moon sign are name starting with : Ja, Ji, Ju,Khi, Je, Khu, Khoo, Jo, Khe, Kho, Jn, Jw, Jy, Kh.

Nakshatra (Vedic) of Name Joyce

The name Joyce is suitable for baby born in Sravana nakshatra

Sravana Nakshatra:

Lord: Chandra (Moon)
Symbol : Ear or Three Footprints
Deity : Vishnu, preserver of universe
Indian zodiac: 10° - 23°20' Makara
Western zodiac 6° - 19°20' Aquarius
Other name options, having Sravana nakashatra are name starting with : Ju, Khi, Je, Khu, Jo, Khe, Gha, Kho.

Famous Name Joyce

  • Joyce Grenfell

    was an English film and television actress, comedienne and singer-songwriter.During World War II, Grenfell toured India, North Africa and the Middle East with a company performing for British troops. In 1989 her wartime journals were published under the title The Time of My Life: Entertaining the Troops. Her singing and comedic talents on stage led to offers to appear in motion picture comedies. Although she performed in a number of films, she continued with her recording career, producing a number of humorous albums as well as books.


  • Cecelia Nora Isobel Joyce

    an Irish cricketer. A right-handed batsman and leg spin bowler,[1] she has played twenty One-Day Internationals for the Ireland women's cricket team since July 2001.[2]Joyce made her ODI debut for Ireland against Australia on 14 July 2001, in the second match of a series. She also played in the third match of the series, and against Scotland in the European Championship.[2] She next played in the IWCC Trophy in the Netherlands in July 2003.[3]The following year, she played three ODIs against New Zealand in Dublin[2] and in 2005, played in the World Cup in South Africa.[4] She also played against Australia[2] and in the European Championship in 2005.[5] She played four ODIs in 2006, two each against India and the Netherlands.[2]


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