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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Joey
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Joey in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Joey:
Records indicate that 49,355 boys in the United States have been named Joey since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1962, when 1,531 people in the U.S. were given the name Joey. Those people are now 54 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Joey
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2 Positive Comments
"My son is named Joey, really Joseph, but I call him Joey. He's very special. He was very sick at birth, but made it through it for a reason. The reason being, if you know him, you are blessed. He is kind, considerate, understanding, and loved by everyone he meets. He cares about people, babies, the elderly, and everyone in general. It's hard to find someone so genuine. So if you find a Joey like my Joey you are very lucky." Apr. 16, 2007:
"My husband's name is Joey, short for Joseph. Although it seems like a youthful nickname at first, it really grows on you. I can't imagine his name being anything else. I love it." Jul. 20, 2005:
5 Neutral Comments
"My parents named me Joel but called me Joey. It was very, very confusing for teachers, employers, etc. I legally changed it to Joey when I got married (with my mom's blessing...my dad always wanted Joey on the birth certificate anyway since they didn't like Joseph). The advantage is hardly anyone else uses Joey - everyone goes by Joe. The disadvantage is if you don't like Joe (I don't), you'll have to battle people who automatically shorten it. There are better names than Joey if you ask me. I don't hate it but I don't love it either." Nov. 30, 2009:
"my husband is named Joey and he is a Great person,very giving of himself..but easy to anger if someone messes with his family." May. 10, 2008:
"Hello,I am chinese.I want to give my english name is "Joey".Could you tell me what is the meaning of this name? And what is Joey's full name,how I can spell it? Is this name still popular in the 21th century? Send the answer to my E-MAIL please, my E-MAIL is firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks a lot!" Jun. 7, 2007:
"Hello,I am chinese.I want to give my english name is "Joey".Could you tell me what is the meaning of this name? And what is Joey's full name,how I can spell it? Is this name still popular in the 21th century? Thanks a lot!" Jun. 7, 2007:
"i dated a boy named joey and he turned out to be really mean and a total pothead. so i dont know it i like that name...
emely" Nov. 28, 2006:
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