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The nationality of Joy may be very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Joy may be in dispute as result of whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on professions, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

Joy Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Joy come may come from a profession, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these trade-based family names might be a profession in another language. Because of this it is essential to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Joy come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. Often these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Grace of God".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Joy were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Joy. Names like Joy transform in their spelling as they travel across communities, family branches, and countries over the years. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Joy surname are important to understanding the history of the name.

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