Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Joyce f. Latin Jodoca, fem. of Jodocus.

England
Latin
1340xc1450 Joicia (nom) CovGuild-1 p. 6; 1553 Judocea (nom) StMartF p. 57; 1556 Judocea (nom) ibid. p. 58; 1559 Judocea (nom) ibid. p. 60; 1562 Jodoca (nom) RegSoAMar p. 3; 1565 Jodoca (nom) RegSoABap p. 10, RegSoAMar p. 4; 1566 Jodoca (nom) ibid. p. 5; 1568 Jodoca (nom) ibid. p. 5; 1570/1 Joyce (nom) RegSoABap p. 17; 1572 Joyce (nom) ibid. p. 18; 1592 Joyce (nom) RegSoAMar p. 16
Early Modern English
1564 Joyce StAnthonlin p. 17, Joyus COmar-vol2 p. 48; 1565 Joice StMaryA p. 4; 1572 Joyce StAnthonlin p. 22; 1578 Joyce ibid. p. 26, Joyes COmar-vol5 p. 5; 1581 Joyce BUmar-vol9 p. 6; 1589 Joyce StAnthonlin p. 33, Joyse WAmar-1 p. 98; 1590 Joyce StAnthonlin p. 34; 1593 Joice BEmar-vol1 p. 15; 1597 Joyce COmar-vol2 p. 72; 1599 Joyce DEmar-vol2 p. 41
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Joyce". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Joyce.