JOEY
GENDER: Masculine & Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: JO-ee   [key]
Meaning & History
Diminutive of JOSEPH. It is occasionally used as a feminine diminutive of JOSEPHINE or JOHANNA.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Jo, Joe, Jojo, Josie, Posie, Posy
DIMINUTIVES: Joetta, Jolene
FEMININE FORMS: Jody, Jodi, Jodie, Josepha
OTHER LANGUAGES: Tajuana (African American), Joses (Biblical), Ioses (Biblical Greek), Finka, Ina, Joško, Joso, Jozo, Žana (Croatian), Hanna, Hanne, Janne, Jonna, Jannicke, Jannike (Danish), Hanna, Hanne, Hannie, Jef, Jennigje, Joep, Johanneke, Joop, Joos, Joost, Jos, Sjef, Zef (Dutch), Joĉjo (Esperanto), Hanna, Hannele, Janna, Jenna, Jenni, Jonna, Juuso (Finnish), Fifi, Josette, Josiane (French), Soso (Georgian), Hanna, Hanne, Jo, Sepp, Seppel (German), Nana (Greek), Hanna, Jóska, Józsi (Hungarian), Beppe, Gianna, Giosetta, Giovannetta, Peppe, Peppi, Peppino, Vanna, Gia, Giannina, Nina, Pino (Italian), Juozas (Lithuanian), Hanna, Hanne, Janne, Jannicke, Jannike (Norwegian), Asia, Joasia (Polish), Joaninha, , Zezé (Portuguese), Seònaid (Scottish), Jože, Žana (Slovene), Juanita, Pepe, Pepito (Spanish), Hanna, Jonna (Swedish), Yussel (Yiddish)
Popularity
United States  ranked #609 
England/Wales  ranked #176 
France  ranked #490 
Netherlands  ranked #88