Name Joyce Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Joyce


Joyce is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Joyce thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Joyce?

Originally, Joyce was a boy’s name and derived from the Breton name Judoc, which is of Celtic origin. Today, Joyce is also a girl’s name.

What does the name Joyce mean?

Joyce means “lord” (from Celtic “iodoc”) and “warrior” or “female warrior” (from Celtic “jud” = battle).

Pronunciation of Joyce

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Popularity of the name Joyce

The name Joyce is ranked #4083 overall.

Joyce in the Top 50 Names

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