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What does Jocinta mean?

Jocinta Pronunciation of Jocinta [jocin-ta] as a girls' name has its root in Old German, and the name Jocinta means "a member of the German tribe, the Gauts". Jocinta is an alternate spelling of Jocelyn (Old German).


4 alternative forms via Jocelyn: Jocelina, Jocelinda, Joci and Jocia.

Creative forms:
(female) Jocinda, Jocindi, ..

(male) Jocindy, Jocinto, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jocinta Amirah (J.A.), ..

How popular is Jocinta?

Jocinta is an uncommon first name for females. Jocinta is also a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only popular related form of Jocinta (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 is Jocelyn (#133 via latest list). This relation of Jocinta was favored in 2007 (#50) and is now much less popular (#133, 62% less usage). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jocelyn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jocinta is pronounced similarly to Giacinta and Jacenta. Other suggested similar names are Aminta, Arminta, Bonita, Corita, Donita, Dorita, Eminta, Inocenta, Iolanta, Jacenda, Jacenia, Jacinda, Jacindia, Jacine, Jacinna (see Jacinda), Jacinta, Jacinth, Jacintha, Jacinthe, Jacinthia, Jaconda, Jacynth, Jacyntha, Jaina, Jamina, Janina, Janita, Jelina, Jenina, Jenista, Jeoconda (see Gioconda), Jiacintha, Jina, Jinia, Jinna, Joana, Joanna, Jobina, Jobyna, Jocosa, Joeanna, Johnna, Joia, Jolana, Jolanda, Jolanta, Jolantha, Jolena, Joleta, Joletta, Joliet, Jolin, Jolina, Jolinda, Jolissa, Jonina, Jonita, Josetta, Josina, Jovana, Jovanna, Jovina, Jovita, Joyanna, Judita, Julieta, Julinka, Julita, Junita, Lolita, Lorita, Vicenta and Yacinta (see Giacinta). These names tend to be more commonly used than Jocinta.

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