Given Name JOEY

GENDER: Masculine & Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: JO-ee  [details]

Meaning & History

Diminutive of JOSEPH. It is occasionally used as a feminine diminutive of JOSEPHINE or JOHANNA.
VARIANTS: Jo, Joe, Joetta, Jojo, Jolene, Josie, Posie, Posy
FEMININE FORM: Josepha
MASCULINE FORMS: Evan, Ian, Ivan, John, Jon, Joseph, Sean, Shane, Shaun, Shawn, Shayne
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Lashawn, Tajuana (African American), Yousef, Youssef, Yusef, Yusuf (Arabic), Youcef (Arabic (Maghrebi)), Hovsep (Armenian), Yusif (Azerbaijani), Jone, Joseba (Basque), Joanna, Joseph, Joses (Biblical), Ioanna, Ioseph, Ioses (Biblical Greek), Yosef (Biblical Hebrew), Iohanna, Ioseph (Biblical Latin), Jusuf (Bosnian), Ioana, Ivana, Yana, Yanka, Yoana, Yosif (Bulgarian), Joana, Josep (Catalan), Ghjaseppu, Ghjuvanna (Corsican), Ivana, Josip, Josipa, Jozefina, Finka, Joško, Joso, Jozo, Žana (Croatian), Ivana, Jana, Johana, Josef, Josefa (Czech), Johanna, Johanne, Josef, Josefine, Hanna, Hanne, Janne, Jannicke, Jannike, Jonna (Danish), Jana, Janna, Johanna, Josephine, Josephus, Jozef, Jozefien, Hanna, Hanne, Hannie, Jef, Jennigje, Joep, Johanneke, Joop, Joos, Joost, Jos, Sjef, Zef (Dutch), Jozefo, Joĉjo (Esperanto), Johanna, Joosep (Estonian), Janika, Janina, Johanna, Jooseppi, Josefiina, Hanna, Hannele, Iina, Janna, Jonna, Juuso (Finnish), Jeanne, Johanne, Josée, Joseph, Josèphe, Joséphine, Fifi, Joanne, Josette, Josiane (French), Xoana, Xosé (Galician), Ioseb, Soso (Georgian), Jana, Janina, Johanna, Josef, Josefine, Joseph, Josepha, Josephine, Hanna, Hanne, Jo, Joschka, Sepp, Seppel (German), Gianna, Ioanna, Iosif, Yanna, Nana (Greek), Yosef (Hebrew), Josephus (History), Johanna, Jozefa, József, Hanna, Jóska, Józsi (Hungarian), Jóhanna, Jóna (Icelandic), Jusuf (Indonesian), Chevonne, Seosamh, Shavonne, Shevaun, Shevon, Síne, Siobhán (Irish), Giovanna, Giuseppa, Giuseppe, Beppe, Gia, Gianna, Giannina, Giosetta, Giovannetta, Nina, Peppe, Peppi, Peppino, Pino, Vanna (Italian), Iosephus, Johanna (Late Roman), Jāzeps (Latvian), Janina, Juozapas, Juozas (Lithuanian), Ivana, Josif, Jovana (Macedonian), Hohepa (Maori), Jehanne, Johanne (Medieval French), Johanna, Johanne, Josef, Josefine, Hanna, Hanne, Janne, Jannicke, Jannike (Norwegian), Josèp (Occitan), Yousef, Yusef (Persian), Janina, Joanna, Józef, Józefa, Józefina, Asia, Joasia (Polish), Joana, José, Josefa, Josefina, Joaninha, , Zezé (Portuguese), Ioana, Iosif (Romanian), Iosif, Yana, Zhanna, Osip (Russian), Giuanna (Sardinian), Jean, Seona, Seonag, Seòsaidh, Sheena, Sheona, Shona, Sìne, Seònaid (Scottish), Ivana, Josif, Jovana (Serbian), Ivana, Jana, Jozef, Jozefína (Slovak), Ivana, Jana, Josip, Jožef, Jožefa, Jože, Žana (Slovene), José, Josefa, Josefina, Juana, Josepe, Juanita, Pepe, Pepito (Spanish), Janina, Janna, Johanna, Josef, Josefina, Josefine, Hanna, Jonna (Swedish), Yusuf (Turkish), Ýusup (Turkmen), Ivanna, Yana, Yosyp (Ukrainian), Yusup (Uyghur), Shan, Siân, Siwan (Welsh)

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Entry updated October 11, 2012