Joy or Julia

(47 Posts)
Sexnotgender Tue 06-Apr-21 10:33:22

Which would you pick?

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Same4Walls Tue 06-Apr-21 10:35:18

Julia. Every child or adult I've ever met called Joy had been anything but Joyful, it's a big name to live up to.

PattyPan Tue 06-Apr-21 10:37:21

I absolutely love Julia!

Synchrony Tue 06-Apr-21 10:38:11

Julia, I love it.

Sexnotgender Tue 06-Apr-21 10:52:58

Same4Walls

Julia. Every child or adult I've ever met called Joy had been anything but Joyful, it's a big name to live up to.

I know, but I love it😫

I know a Joy, actually 2 thinking about it and they are both lovely lovely people.

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Beseigedbykillersquirrels Tue 06-Apr-21 11:12:27

Joya was on our list

campion Tue 06-Apr-21 11:16:40

Julia

I know a Joy who is anything but!
Julia's a much nicer name

Crunchymum Tue 06-Apr-21 11:18:30

I (personally) prefer Juliet but Joy and Julia are both good names.

IsFuzzyBeagMise Tue 06-Apr-21 11:19:52

Lovely names.
I would probably prefer Julia.
I also like Juliet.

Sexnotgender Tue 06-Apr-21 11:21:16

Crunchymum

I (personally) prefer Juliet but Joy and Julia are both good names.

I love Juliet too but DH doesn’t.

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SpiderinaWingMirror Tue 06-Apr-21 11:22:20

Joy.

Lampzade Tue 06-Apr-21 11:22:37

I love the name Joy. It’s just a difficult name to live up to

VienneseWhirligig Tue 06-Apr-21 11:23:37

Julia is safer. If you get a shy and introverted or melancholy Joy, the amount of people who will take the piss out of her name - my godmother is Joy and has had to develop a thick skin because of it.

KoalaOok Tue 06-Apr-21 11:27:10

Julia

Or Joyce?

Lemonlemon88 Tue 06-Apr-21 11:28:17

Julia definitely

IamnotwhouthinkIam Tue 06-Apr-21 11:31:53

Julia. I'm a Julia and really like it - feels quite classic without being super popular (I've only met a couple of others but they've been different ages to me). I wouldn't want to be a Joy - less keen on the sound and it feels like something I'd have to live up to.

Kottbullar Tue 06-Apr-21 11:56:17

Julia Joy

TatianaBis Tue 06-Apr-21 11:57:30

Prefer Giulia.

Joy - no.

EmbarrassingMama Tue 06-Apr-21 12:05:00

Julia definitely! Lovely name.

grandmasterstitch Tue 06-Apr-21 12:05:11

Julia

My step mum is Joy and just no. Joy for a middle name would be fine. Although maybe not Julia Joy

sarah13xx Tue 06-Apr-21 12:24:07

Joy Joy Joy every time! Love that name

emmathedilemma Tue 06-Apr-21 12:28:14

Julia, option to be Jules when older.
I also have only known one Joy who was anything but a Joy!

Violetlavenders Tue 06-Apr-21 15:53:46

Love both!

Sexnotgender Tue 06-Apr-21 16:13:40

Violetlavenders

Love both!

Me too 🙄😂😫

I think I’m leaning towards Julia.

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vampirethriller Tue 06-Apr-21 16:15:52

Julia

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