Joyce Peeler in the US

  1. #2,922,427 Joyce Parton
  2. #2,922,428 Joyce Pass
  3. #2,922,429 Joyce Peabody
  4. #2,922,430 Joyce Peel
  5. #2,922,431 Joyce Peeler
  6. #2,922,432 Joyce Pennell
  7. #2,922,433 Joyce Pennock
  8. #2,922,434 Joyce Penrod
  9. #2,922,435 Joyce Pettiford
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Meaning & Origins

Apparently from the Norman male name Josce (Middle English Josse), which in turn is from Jodocus, a Latinized form of a Breton name, Iodoc, meaning ‘lord’, borne by a 7th-century Breton saint. The name was in use in England among Breton followers of William the Conqueror. However, although this was fairly common as a male given name in the Middle Ages, it had virtually died out by the 14th century. There is evidence of its use as a girl's name from the 16th century onwards in parishes with strong Puritan links, which suggests that it may have been associated with the vocabulary word joy; see Joy. It was strongly revived in the 19th century under the influence of popular fiction. It is borne by characters in Mrs Henry Wood's East Lynne (1861) and Edna Lyall's In the Golden Days (1885). Modern use may well have been influenced also by the common Irish surname derived from the medieval Norman male name. See also Joss.
98th in the U.S.
Probably in most cases an Americanized spelling of the German habitational name Bieler or of the topographic name Piehler, a variant of Biehler (of which this may also be an altered spelling) or of Bühler (see Peel).
5,561st in the U.S.

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