Joey

Joey - A very unique male name



  Jan 22,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Joey appeared on the charts for the first time in 1931 on position #1680. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Joey and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Joey? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Joey. The baby boy name Joey was given to 352 baby boys in 2012, ranking #615 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 4,662 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Joey peaked in popularity 43 years ago in 1976 on position 190.



Famous with this name

Joey Wong
Joey Slotnick
Joey King


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Joey is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Joey is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #365 - and is the least popular in Pennsylvania at position #1,240.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Joey is where you live.


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Joey origin and meaning

Joey is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Joey, pop culture references for the name Joey and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Joey

We've found the following names that sound similar to Joey, sorted by popularity.

Joshua / Jack / Jose / Joe / Jesse / Jesus / Jay / Jake / Jessie / Jackie /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012615
2011610
2010621
2009624
2008576
2007543
2006546
2005511
2004479
2003505
2002522
2001517
2000470
1999499
1998531
1997473
1996453
1995441
1994411
1993354
1992396
1991366
1990352
1989364
1988340
1987295
1986312
1985270
1984279
1983260
1982232
1981224
1980212
1979214
1978205
1977194
1976190
1975248
1974236
1973242
1972237
1971220
1970218
1969211
1968210
1967211
1966217
1965216
1964203
1963207
1962200
1961221
1960232
1959240
1958237
1957241
1956239
1955272
1954324
1953379
1952462
1951492
1950515
1949596
1948577
1947574
1946608
1945569
1944543
1943624
1942757
19411124
1940867
19391055
19311680

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California365
Iowa425
Colorado481
Arizona483
Nevada514
Oregon518
Arkansas520
Florida532
Utah541
Texas545
Washington557
Ohio566
Wisconsin605
Indiana652
Alabama667
South Carolina675
Maryland685
New York727
Michigan804
North Carolina824
Louisiana881
Georgia910
Illinois1012
New Jersey1017
Pennsylvania1240

Even more about Joey


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Joey a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Joey?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1976
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Joey
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 4,662
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1931
2012 births +352

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