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The name Joyce is of Old French origin, and means joyous.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Joyce has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Joyce
Use of the Name Joyce for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
502,818 119,773 11,572 3,477 1,763 682 338
The table below indicates the number of times the name Joyce has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Joyce first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1882, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Joyce
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18827737  
18838696  
1884    
18858767  
1886    
18879907  
188877012  
188977412  
189065817  
189165217  
189281314  
189365120  
189463622  
189555329  
189648337  
189758927  
189848840  
189943545  
190042961  
190145443  
190237969  
190337872  
190443156  
190537781  
190639078  
190739680  
1908349105  
190937896  
1910335135  
1911341135  
1912306221  
1913284274  
1914247456  
1915238641  
1916221746  
19171861,016100043
19181701,26198247
19191731,259  
19201531,52388461
19211371,84496353
19221262,017  
19231032,674  
1924833,53098951
1925594,363  
1926445,69791055
1927356,69074678
1928307,25380966
1929238,58171177
1930189,64472676
19311510,56665184
19321211,36263090
19331211,18280359
19341211,46373569
19351211,35363486
19361211,98570272
19371111,81663286
19381112,68872272
19391213,39177562
19401314,81066583
19411315,66177165
19421316,74471880
19431616,44370981
19441814,76678564
19451813,93496245
19462015,17987157
19472015,901  
19482114,363  
19492613,558  
19502713,418  
19512813,439  
19522713,125  
19532612,791  
19542812,087  
19552911,269  
19563011,092  
19574010,145  
1958469,025  
1959508,512  
1960587,742  
1961626,998  
1962746,096  
1963835,227  
1964874,865  
1965894,128  
19661003,403  
19671162,942  
19681282,499  
19691462,237  
19701642,035  
19711831,695  
19722061,355  
19732091,230  
19742001,273  
19752191,127  
1976248947  
1977284845  
1978299774  
1979320740  
1980330729  
1981340689  
1982356659  
1983359635  
1984381593  
1985416537  
1986411535  
1987406560  
1988478476  
1989481492  
1990479510  
1991527444  
1992539437  
1993561425  
1994601374  
1995605371  
1996651344  
1997663331  
1998685332  
1999677336  
2000669361  
2001678367  
2002705353  
2003736344  
2004758338  
Totals:  502,818 1,762

During the last 125 years, parents have used Joyce as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Joyce appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 121 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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