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What does Jocelin mean?

Jocelin Pronunciation of Jocelin [jo-celin] as a girls' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of the name Jocelin is "a member of the German tribe, the Gauts". Jocelin is an alternate spelling of Jocelyn (Old German).


Jocelin has 21 variants: Jasolin, Joceline, Jocelyne, Jocelynn, Jocelynne, Josaline, Josalyn, Josalynn, Joscelin, Josceline, Joscelyn, Joseline, Josilin, Josiline, Josilyn, Jossalin, Jossalyn, Josselyn, Josselynne, Joycelin and Joycelyn.

16 more alternative forms via Jocelyn: Jocelina, Jocelinda, Jocelle, Joci, Jocia, Joclyn, Josalind, Joselina, Joselyn, Joselyne, Joslin, Josline, Joslyn, Jossline, Josslyn and Jozlyn.

Creative forms:
(female) Jeocelin, Jocelini, ..

(male) Jocehan, Joceri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jocelin Laylani (J.L.), ..

How popular is Jocelin?

Jocelin is a rare first name for women. Jocelin is also a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Jocelin was first listed in 1992 and reached its peak rank of #1348 in the U.S. in the year 2007, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jocelin name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jocelin outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Joceline, Jocelyn (#133 from current records), Jocelyne, Jocelynn (#994), Josalyn, Joscelyn, Joseline, Joselyn (#684), Joslyn (#862), Josselyn (#1991), Josslyn (#1744) and Joycelyn are the popular alternative forms of Jocelin. These forms of Jocelin were popular with parents in 2007 (median #1222) and have become much less widespread since (#1569, 63.5%), with versions like Joselyn becoming less in vogue. Joslyn is the most trendy baby name here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jocelin, Joceline, Jocelyn, Jocelyne, Jocelynn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Josalyn, Joscelyn, Joseline, Joselyn, Joslyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Josselyn, Josslyn, Joycelyn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jocelin and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Jocelin is alike in pronunciation to Jacelyn and Joycelynn. Other suggested similar names are Caelin, Cayelin, Coralin, Ethelin, Evelin, Jacalin, Jacalyn, Jacenia, Jackalin, Jackelyn, Jacklin, Jacklyn, Jaclin, Jaclyn, Jacolyn, Jacqlyn, Jacquelin, Jaculine, Jaelyn, Jalin, Jaquelin, Jecolia, Jelina, Jerelyn, Jewelyn, Jobelle, Jodell, Jodelle, Joeann, Joela, Joeleen, Joelin, Joeline, Joell, Joella, Joelle, Joellin (see Joelle), Joelly, Joellyn, Joely, Joelynn, Jolan, Jolean, Joleen, Jolin, Jolina, Joline, Jolyn, Jonalyn, Jonel, Jonell, Jonella, Jonelle, Jonetia, Jordain, Jordin, Jorgelina, Josefina, Josefine, Joselle, Jovelle, Jowella, Jowelle, Joyelle, Jozelle, Kaelin, Katelin, Kayelin, Keelin, Pamelin, Rosalin, Roselin and Rozelin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jocelin.

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