Joyce: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Joyce

Most likely influenced by the Middle English word “joise,” meaning “to rejoice.” And your little Joyce will provide you with ample opportunity to do just that – like the day of her birth, and the day she learns to successfully wipe her own butt.

Nicknames:

Jo, Joy.

Famous people named Joyce:

Novelist Joyce Carol Oates; actresses Joyce DeWitt and Joyce Carey; Christian TV personality/author Joyce Meyer; psychologist Joyce Brothers.

Fun facts:

Actress Jane Seymour was born Joyce Penelope Wilhelmina Frankenberg.

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