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Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Joy f. Old French joie from Latin gaudia 'joy'.

France
Latin
1179 Joia (abl) clairvaux-12thc 178
Cite as: J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Joy". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2016/1/name/Joy.