Origin:Diminutive of Joanna or Josephine
Description:Fun, friendly and fresher than Jo or Josie as a nickname for Joanna or Josephine.
Origin:Diminutive of Joseph
Meaning:"he will add"
Description:This nickname for popular and traditional Joseph has a long history of being used as a given name all on its own. Nonetheless, everyone will always assume that Joey is short for the longer form. It might be nice for a potential son to have the option of a more professional and classic name to fall back on.