Gioia Name Meaning

from the personal name Gioia, derived from gioa ‘jewel’, ‘precious object’. This is normally a feminine name, but there are occasional records of its use as a masculine personal name in the Middle Ages. It may also have been a nickname for someone who frequently used the expression mia gioia ‘my joy’. In the form Tzogias this is also found as a Greek family name. habitational name from any of various places in southern Italy named with this word, including Gioia del Colle (Bari), Gioia Sannitica (Caserta), and Gioia Tauro (Calabria).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Giove, Milia, Cilia, Giza, Goda, Gion, Troia, Villa, Gaia, Aloia

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