Browse Names

This is a list of names in which the meaning contains the keywords happy or joy.
There are 97 names matching your criteria.

ABIGAIL   f   English, German, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From the Hebrew name אֲבִיגָיִל ('Avigayil) meaning "my father is joy"... [more]
ADEBAYO   m   Western African, Yoruba
Means "the crown meets joy" in Yoruba.
ADEDAYO   m & f   Western African, Yoruba
Means "the crown becomes joy" in Yoruba.
ALAIA   f   Basque
Means "joyful, happy" in Basque.
AÑULI   f   Western African, Igbo
Means "joy" in Igbo.
ASHER   m   Hebrew, English, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "happy, blessed" in Hebrew. Asher in the Old Testament is a son of Jacob by Leah's handmaid Zilpah, and the ancestor of one of the twelve tribes of Israel... [more]
AYO   f & m   Western African, Yoruba
Means "joy" in Yoruba, or a short form of names containing that element.
AYODELE   m & f   Western African, Yoruba
Means "joy has come home" in Yoruba.
AYOKUNLE   m   Western African, Yoruba
Means "joy has filled the home" in Yoruba.
AYOMIDE   f & m   Western African, Yoruba
Means "my joy has arrived" in Yoruba.
AYOTUNDE   m & f   Western African, Yoruba
Means "joy has returned" in Yoruba.
BAHIJA   f   Arabic
Means "happy" in Arabic.
BATBAYAR   m   Mongolian
Means "strong joy" in Mongolian.
BOITUMELO   f & m   Southern African, Tswana
Means "joy" in Tswana.
CHARA   f   Greek
Means "happiness, joy" in Greek.
CHIMWEMWE   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "joy, pleasure" in Chewa.
CTIRAD   m   Czech, Slovak
Derived from the Slavic elements chisti "honour" and rad "happy, willing"... [more]
DAYO   m & f   Western African, Yoruba
Means "joy arrives" in Yoruba.
DESTA   f & m   Eastern African, Amharic
Means "joy" in Amharic.
DILSHAD   m & f   Persian
Means "happy heart, cheerful" in Persian.
EKUNDAYO   f & m   Western African, Yoruba
Means "sorrow becomes joy" in Yoruba.
ÉOWYN   f   Literature
Means "horse joy" in Old English. This name was invented by J. R. R. Tolkien who used Old English to represent the Rohirric language. In his novel 'The Lord of the Rings' (1954) Eowyn is the niece of King Theoden of Rohan... [more]
ETSUKO   f   Japanese
From Japanese (etsu) meaning "joy, pleased" and (ko) meaning "child", as well as other kanji combinations.
FARAH   m & f   Arabic
Means "joy" in Arabic.
FARIHA   f   Arabic, Pakistani, Urdu
Means "happy" in Arabic.
FORTUNATO   m   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of the Late Latin name Fortunatus meaning "fortunate, blessed, happy". This was the name of several early saints and martyrs.
FREYDE   f   Yiddish
Means "joy" in Yiddish.
FURAHA   f   Eastern African, Swahili
Means "joy, happiness" in Swahili.
GAY   f   English
From the English word gay meaning "gay, happy". By the mid-20th century the word had acquired the additional meaning of "homosexual", and the name has subsequently dropped out of use.
GIL (3)   m   Hebrew
Means "joy, happiness" in Hebrew.
GILI   f & m   Hebrew
Means "my joy" in Hebrew.
GIOCONDA   f   Italian
From the Late Latin name Iucunda which meant "pleasant, delightful, happy". Leonardo da Vinci's painting the 'Mona Lisa' is also known as 'La Gioconda' because its subject is Lisa del Giocondo.
GIOIA   f   Italian
Means "joy" in Italian.
HANI   m   Arabic
Means "happy" in Arabic.
HAPPY   f & m   English (Rare)
From the English word happy.
HEILWIG   f   German
Derived from the Germanic elements heil "happy, hearty, healthy" and wig "war".
HUAN   f & m   Chinese
From Chinese (huān) meaning "happy, pleased", as well as other characters pronounced in a similar way.
IBTIHAJ   f   Arabic
Means "joy" in Arabic.
ITUMELENG   m & f   Southern African, Tswana
Means "joy" in Tswana.
JINGYI   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese (jìng) meaning "quiet, still, gentle" combined with () meaning "joy, harmony"... [more]
JOY   f   English
Simply from the English word joy, ultimately derived from Norman French joie, Latin gaudia. It has been regularly used as a given name since the late 19th century.
KALEA   f   Hawaiian
Means "joy, happiness" in Hawaiian.
KAYODE   m   Western African, Yoruba
Means "he brought joy" in Yoruba.
KIVANÇ   m   Turkish
Means "pride, joy" in Turkish.
LETITIA   f   English
From the Late Latin name Laetitia which meant "joy, happiness". This was the name of an obscure saint, who is revered mainly in Spain. It was in use in England during the Middle Ages, usually in the spelling Lettice, and it was revived in the 18th century.
LIRON   m & f   Hebrew
Means "song for me" or "joy for me" in Hebrew.
MACARIO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of the Latin name Macarius, derived from the Greek name Μακαριος (Makarios), which was in turn derived from Greek μακαρ (makar) meaning "blessed, happy"... [more]
MAKENA   f & m   Eastern African, Kikuyu
Means "happy one" in Kikuyu.
MEHETABEL   f   Biblical
From the Hebrew name מְהֵיטַבְאֵל (Meheitav'el) meaning "God makes happy"... [more]
MERIWETHER   m   English (Rare)
From a surname meaning "happy weather" in Middle English, originally belonging to a cheery person. A notable bearer of the name was Meriwether Lewis (1774-1809), who, with William Clark, explored the west of North America.
MILORAD   m   Serbian, Croatian
Derived from the Slavic elements milu "gracious, dear" and rad "happy, willing".
NA'IM   m   Arabic
Means "tranquil, happy, at ease" in Arabic.
NANDA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "joy" in Sanskrit. In Hindu texts this is a name of both Vishnu and the foster-father of Krishna, as well as various other characters... [more]
NANDITA   f   Indian
Means "happy" in Sanskrit.
OBRAD   m   Serbian
Possibly derived from Serbian obradovati "to make happy".
OLUFUNMILAYO   f & m   Western African, Yoruba
Means "God gave me joy" in Yoruba.
OTGONBAYAR   m & f   Mongolian
Means "youngest joy" in Mongolian.
PARVIZ   m   Persian
Means "fortunate, happy" in Persian. This name was borne by a son of the Mughal emperor Jahangir.
PRAMODA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "joy" in Sanskrit. This is the name of an attendant of the Hindu god Skanda.
PRITI   f   Indian
Means "pleasure, joy, love" in Sanskrit.
RADA   f   Russian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian
Derived from the Slavic element rad meaning "happy, willing".
RADANA   f   Czech, Slovene
Derived from the Slavic element rad meaning "happy, willing".
RADE   m   Serbian, Croatian
Originally a diminutive of MILORAD and other Slavic names containing the element rad "happy, willing".
RADEK   m   Czech, Polish
Diminutive of Slavic names beginning with rad "happy, willing".
RADKO   m   Bulgarian, Czech
Diminutive of Slavic names beginning with the element rad "happy, willing".
RADOMIL   m   Czech, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements rad "happy, willing" and milu "gracious, dear".
RADOMIR   m   Serbian, Russian, Bulgarian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic element rad "happy, willing" combined with meru "great, famous" or miru "peace, world".
RADOŠ   m   Czech
Short form of RADOSLAV, RADOMIR, and other names beginning with the Slavic element rad meaning "happy, willing".
RADOSŁAW   m   Polish
Derived from the Slavic elements rad "happy, willing" and slava "glory".
RADOVAN   m   Slovak, Czech, Serbian, Croatian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic element rad "happy, willing" combined with another element of unknown meaning.
RADU   m   Romanian
Old Romanian diminutive of Slavic names beginning with the element rad "happy, willing". This was the name of a 13th-century ruler of Wallachia.
RADÚZ   m   Czech
Derived from the Czech word rád "happy, glad". The Czech author Julius Zeyer probably created it for a character in his play 'Radúz and Mahulena' (1898).
RANI (2)   f   Hebrew
Means "my joy" or "my song" in Hebrew.
RINA (2)   f   Hebrew
Means "joy" in Hebrew.
RON (2)   m & f   Hebrew
Means "song, joy" in Hebrew.
RONEN   m   Hebrew
Derived from Hebrew רוֹן (ron) meaning "song, joy".
RONI (1)   f   Hebrew
Means "my joy" or "my song" in Hebrew.
ROWENA   f   English
Meaning uncertain, possibly a Latinized form of a Germanic name derived from the elements hrod "fame" and wunn "joy, bliss"... [more]
SA'ID   m   Arabic
Means "happy, lucky" in Arabic. This was the name of a companion of the Prophet Muhammad.
SELIG   m   Yiddish
Means "blessed, happy" in Yiddish.
SEVİNC   f   Azerbaijani
Means "joy" in Azerbaijani.
SEVİNÇ   f   Turkish
Means "joy" in Turkish.
SHAD (1)   m   Arabic
Means "happy" in Arabic.
SHARMA   m   Indian
Means "protection, comfort, joy" in Sanskrit.
SHARMILA   f   Indian
Means "protection, comfort, joy" in Sanskrit.
SIMCHA   f & m   Hebrew
Means "happiness, joy" in Hebrew.
SSANYU   f   Eastern African, Ganda
Means "joy" in Luganda.
SZCZĘSNY   m   Polish
Means "lucky, successful, happy" in Polish, a vernacular form of Felix.
TAALAY   m   Kyrgyz
Means "lucky, happy" in Kyrgyz.
THABO   m   Southern African, Tswana
Means "joy" in Tswana.
WINSTON   m   English
From a surname derived from an English place name, which was in turn derived from the Old English given name Wynnstan meaning "joy stone". A famous bearer was Winston Churchill (1874-1965), the British prime minister during World War II... [more]
WOJCIECH   m   Polish
Derived from the Slavic elements voji "soldier" and tekha "solace, comfort, joy".
XINYI   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese (xīn) meaning "happy, joyous, delighted" or (xīn) meaning "heart, mind, soul" combined with () meaning "joy, harmony"... [more]
YI   f & m   Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "suitable, proper", () meaning "resolute, decisive, firm", () meaning "justice, righteousness", () meaning "profit, benefit", () meaning "joy, harmony" (which is usually only feminine) or () meaning "ceremony, rites" (also usually feminine)... [more]
YIJUN   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "joy, harmony" combined with (jūn) meaning "king, ruler"... [more]
YOSHIKO   f   Japanese
From Japanese (yoshi) meaning "good, virtuous, respectable", (yoshi) meaning "fragrant, virtuous, beautiful" or (yoshi) meaning "joy, pleased" combined with (ko) meaning "child"... [more]
YUKIKO   f   Japanese
From Japanese (yuki) meaning "happiness" or (yuki) meaning "snow" combined with (ko) meaning "child"... [more]
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