Joye History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Joye family

The surname Joye was first found in Languedoc, where the family held a family seat since ancient times.

Important Dates for the Joye family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Joye research. Another 183 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1561, 1562, 1567, 1587, 1608, 1614, 1615, 1668, 1804, 1811, 1815, and 1816 are included under the topic Early Joye History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Joye Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lajoie, Lajoix, Lajoye, Joie, Joix, Joye, Joyeux, Lejoyeux, Joyant, Joyet, Joyaut, Joyal, Joyeuse, Joibert and many more.

Early Notables of the Joye family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the family name at this time was Gilles Joye (c. 1424-1483), a Franco- Flemish composer of the Renaissance; Henriette Catherine de Joyeuse (1585-1656), the daughter of Henri de Joyeuse...
Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Joye Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Joye migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Joye Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • William Joye, who arrived in Virginia in 1619 [1]
  • Margaret Joye, who settled in Maryland in 1649
  • Margaret Joye, who arrived in Maryland in 1649 [1]
Joye Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Peter S Joye, who landed in Charleston, South Carolina in 1830 [1]
  • Peter Joye, who arrived in Charleston in 1830
  • F S Joye, who landed in Charleston, South Carolina in 1838 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Joye (post 1700)

  • Dan Joye (b. 1985), Venezuelan-born, American luger who has competed at two Winter Olympics
  • Prudent Joye (1913-1980), French gold medalist track and field athlete at the 1938 European Athletics Championships
  • Gilles Joye (1424-1425), Franco- Flemish composer of the Renaissance
  • Col Joye AM (b. 1936), stage name Colin Frederick Jacobsen, an Australian popular entertainer and entrepreneur

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
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