Joyce meaning

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(person, proper) A feminine and masculine name.
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(person) 1882-1941; Ir. novelist.
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An English and Irish patronymic surname​.
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A female given name, associated by folk etymology with joy and rejoice.
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Origin of joyce

  • Medieval English given name from Old French Josse, name of a seventh century saint Latinized as Jodocus, from Breton Iodoc, diminutive of iudh (“lord”).

    From Wiktionary