Joy
Origin/Usage
French
Pronunciation
JOI
Meaning
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Joy originates in English language and is simply taken from the word for delight, happiness. It is ultimately derived from Latin. As a feminine given name it has been used since the 19th century and currently is fairly popular in the United States. It functions as a surname as well.

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Joy Fielding - writer
Joy Bryant - actress
Joy Fawcett - WUSA professional soccer player

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