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What does Joclyn mean?

Joclyn Pronunciation of Joclyn [jo-clyn] as a name for girls is of Old German derivation, and the meaning of the name Joclyn is "a member of the German tribe, the Gauts". Joclyn is a variant form of Jocelyn (Old German).


29 related forms via Jocelyn: Jocelin, Jocelina, Joceline, Jocelle, Jocelyne, Jocelynn, Jocelynne, Joci, Jocia, Josalyn, Josalynn, Joscelin, Joscelyn, Joselyn, Joselyne, Josilin, Josilyn, Joslin, Josline, Joslyn, Joslyne, Joslynn, Joslynne, Jossalyn, Josselyn, Josslyn, Joycelin, Joycelyn and Jozlyn.

Creative forms:
(female) Jeoclyn, ..


Middle name pairings:
Joclyn Rose (J.R.), ..

How popular is Joclyn?

Joclyn is a rare first name for females. Joclyn is a rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Joclyn (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Jocelin, Joceline, Jocelyn (#133 in 2015), Jocelyne, Jocelynn (#994), Josalyn, Joscelyn, Joselyn (#684), Joslyn (#862), Joslynn (#1772), Josselyn (#1991), Josslyn (#1744) and Joycelyn. Adoption of these relations of Joclyn reached its most widespread in 2007 (median #1266) and has become significantly lower since (#1552, 62.4%). Jocelyn has been the recurring favorite, although Joslyn appears to be gaining favor too, while forms such as Jocelyne are no longer trendy. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

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

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

Similar Names

Joclyn is alike in pronunciation to Jacklin, Jacklyn, Jacklynn, Jaclin, Jaclyn, Jaclynn, Jacqlyn and Jaklyn. Other suggested similar names are Jacalin, Jacalyn, Jacalynn, Jacelyn, Jackelyn, Jacolyn, Jaelyn, Jalyn, Jaslyn, Jaslynn, Jazlyn, Jazlynn, Jazzlyn, Jeslyn, Jesslyn, Joelin, Joellyn, Joely, Joelynn, Jolan, Jolin, Joly, Jolyn, Jolyna, Jolyne, Jolynn, Jonalyn, Jordyn, Joycelynn, Roslyn and Rozlyn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Joclyn.

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