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The table below indicates the number of times the name Joy has been given to baby boys 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 boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Joy
Use of the Name Joy for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
624 0 0 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Joy has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Joy first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1883, 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 boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Joy
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18839725  
1884    
1885  7749
1886    
1887  9897
1888  86710
1889  58420
1890  90410
1891  73814
1892  74716
1893  99310
1894  65221
1895  63224
1896  77518
1897  54530
1898  76320
1899  65223
19008771069627
1901  63925
1902827952238
1903820960130
19047851056736
1905  56738
1906  55840
1907  60738
1908  60639
1909  51154
1910  61147
1911  52363
1912  59168
1913  454120
1914  438155
1915  445190
1916  430214
1917  394256
1918  378303
191987258358321
192099948337377
1921  333392
192284166309448
1923  278539
1924  273578
192584562236771
192698549210893
1927859621831,127
1928  1881,090
1929  1771,133
1930932521631,264
1931906511521,222
1932  1471,363
1933  1471,292
1934  1521,340
1935978431481,347
1936912461441,484
1937948441621,233
1938  1581,374
1939  1661,260
1940  1601,307
1941  1501,550
1942  1541,598
1943  1571,607
1944  1631,457
1945  1681,390
1946  1701,572
1947  1661,813
1948  1711,626
1949  1711,641
1950  1591,776
1951  1552,008
1952  1492,276
1953  1532,300
1954  1512,366
1955  1522,388
1956  1402,822
1957  1432,926
1958  1472,760
1959  1462,877
1960  1512,782
1961  1582,605
1962  1682,425
1963  1782,182
1964  1752,218
1965  1771,975
1966  1652,090
1967  1691,881
1968  1701,901
1969  1881,691
1970  1841,776
1971  1701,821
1972  1601,817
1973  1621,701
1974  1092,753
1975  1232,309
1976  1332,072
1977  1362,100
1978  1391,947
1979  1551,819
1980  1651,717
1981  1701,619
1982  2031,334
1983  2121,189
1984  2241,154
1985  2301,120
1986  2491,037
1987  286857
1988  294836
1989  317801
1990  375697
1991  362708
1992  414610
1993  400628
1994  426589
1995  435591
1996  438581
1997  439579
1998  442583
1999  450592
2000  459602
2001  484575
2002  478584
2003  495573
2004  483598
Totals:  624 125,540

During the last 125 years, parents have used Joy as a boy's name about 0% of the time and more frequently (about 99% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are significantly lower than actual counts because the name Joy appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 16 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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