Last Name JOY


Meaning Nickname: One of joyous disposition. Perhaps baptismal. The diminutive Joyet is found in the case of Richard Joyet, county Canbridge, (1273).
Gladness, exhilaration of spirits; to shout, rejoice.
Origin English, Jewish, Irish, Maori, Pakistani

Rank 2,607 (2000 US census) 2,509 (1990 US census)
Count 12,741 (2000 US census)

Race / ethnic distribution

The 2000 US Census claims that
  • 82.83%, or 10553 total occurrences, of those with this family name identified themselves as being white,
  • 8.66%, or 1103 total occurrences, as black,
  • 4.4%, or 561 total occurrences, as Asian and Pacific Islander,
  • 0.73%, or 93 total occurrences, as American Indian and Native Alaskan,
  • 1.47%, or 187 total occurrences, as two or more races, and
  • 1.91%, or 243 total occurrences, as Hispanic ethnic origin.

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