Joy is an emotion of great happiness.

Joy may also refer to:


* Alfred Harrison Joy, American astronomer (d. 1973)
* Bernard Joy, English footballer (d.1984)
* Bill Joy, Computer Pioneer (William Joy)
* Brian Joy, a former English footballer
* C. Turner Joy, an admiral of the United States Navy (d. 1956)
* Charles Frederick Joy, U.S. politician from Missouri (d. 1921)
* George William Joy, an Irish illustrator (d.1925)
* Greg Joy, a Canadian Olympic athlete
* Henry Bourne Joy, automobile businessman (d. 1936)
* Ian Joy, an American soccer player
* Joseph Francis Joy, American inventor and founder of Joy Mining Machinery (d.1957)
* Leatrice Joy, an American silent film actress (d. 1985)
* Mary E. Joy, a British author and journalist (d. 1898)
* Mike Joy, a TV sports announcer currently with NASCAR and FOX Sports
* Norman H. Joy, British coleopterist noted for his work "Practical Handbook of British Beetles" (d. 1953)
* Prosenjit Joy, a cricketer from Bangladesh
* Rick Joy, an American architect
* Robert Joy, Canadian character actor
* Md. Zahangir Hossain Joy, Graphic Designer, +8801714887733
* Joy Behar, American comedian, TV host of "The View", and actress
* Joy Davidman, American writer and wife of C. S. Lewis (d. 1960)
* Joy Destiny Tobing, winner of the first "Indonesian Idol"
* Joy Enriquez, American singer who had success in the early 2000s
* Joy Fawcett, an American soccer player
* Joy Garnett, a New York artist
* Joy Giovanni, WWE diva
* Joy Grieveson (Elizabeth Grieveson), British track and field athlete
* Joy Harjo, an American poet
* Joy Kogawa, a Canadian poet and novelist
* Joy Lauren, an American actress
* Joy Ogwu, a Nigerian foreign minister
* Joy Padgett, a Republican member of the Ohio Senate
* Joy Quigley, a New Zealand politician
* Joy Saha, a Bangladeshi bassist
* Joy Smith, a Canadian politician
* Joy Turner, a fictional character on the US sitcom "My Name is Earl", played by Jaime Pressly
* Joy Williams, Christian singer
* Judy-Joy Davies, an Australian backstroke swimmer of the 1940s


* "Joy" (novel), a 1990 novel by Marsha Hunt
* "Joy" (novels), series of erotic novels by Joy Laurey


*"Joy" (album), the final album by The Skids
*"Joy" (EP), a three-song EP by American punk band the Minutemen
*"Joy" (The Stalin), the first album by Japanese punk rock band The Stalin
*"Joy" (Avalon album), a holiday album by Avalon
*"Joy" (Paul King album), the one solo album by Paul King
*"Joy" (Psychic TV album), a single by experimental group Psychic TV
*Joy, a single and album by Japanese singer Yuki Isoya
*"Joy", a song by Against Me! from their album "Searching for a Former Clarity"
*"Joy", a song by Lucinda Williams on her album "Car Wheels on a Gravel Road"
*"Joy", a song by François Feldman on his album "Indigo"
*"Joy", a song by VNV Nation on their album "Praise the Fallen"
*"Joy", a song by Mick Jagger on his album "Goddess in the Doorway"
*"Joy (Soul II Soul song)", a song by Soul II Soul on their album "Just Right Vol. III"
* Joy (band), an Austrian band
* Joy Division, a band from the United Kingdom
* Joy Electric, a one-man electropop/synth pop/Christian group
* Joy Records, a record label


* Joy, Illinois, a village in the United States
* Joys Green, a village in Gloucestershire, England
* Joy Range, a mountain range on Axel Heiberg Island, Nunavut, Canada
* Port La-Joye / Fort Amherst, French for "Port of Joy", located in central Prince Edward Island, Canada
* Several places called Mount Joy

Other uses

* Joy (programming language), a concatenative functional language
* Joy (House), an episode from the fifth season of the TV series "House"
* Joy Melbourne, a radio station in Melbourne, Australia
* Joy (dishwashing liquid), a brand name of detergent products produced by Procter & Gamble
* Nurse Joy, a set of similar looking characters from the fictional Pokémon franchise that operate the Pokémon Centers.
* USS "Daniel A. Joy" (DE 585), a destroyer
* USS "Turner Joy" (DD-951), a destroyer named after C. Turner Joy (above)

ee also

* Joystick, a computer game control device
* Joy Buzzer, a practical joke device

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