What does Josalyn mean?
Josalyn [jos-alyn] as a name for girls is of Old German derivation, and the meaning of the name Josalyn is "a member of the German tribe, the Gauts". Josalyn is an alternate form of Jocelyn (Old German).
Josalyn has 21 variants: Jasolin, Jocelin, Joceline, Jocelyne▼, Jocelynn, Jocelynne, Josaline, Josalynn, Joscelin, Josceline, Joscelyn, Joseline, Josilin, Josiline, Josilyn, Jossalin, Jossalyn, Josselyn, Josselynne, Joycelin and Joycelyn.Creative forms:
(female) Joalyn, Joyalyn, ..
(male) Middle name pairings:
Josalyn Giavanna (J.G.), ..
How popular is Josalyn?
Josalyn is an uncommon given name for women. Josalyn is an equivalently rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Josalyn was first listed in 2005 and reached its top position of #1867 in the U.S. in the year 2009, but is not listed currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Josalyn are Jocelyn (#133 from recent data), Joselyn (#684), Joslyn (#862), Jocelynn (#994), Josslyn (#1744), Joslynn (#1772), Josselyn (#1991), Joycelyn, Joscelyn, Joceline, Jocelyne, Jocelin and Joseline. Other forms, like Josilin, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Josalyn was common among parents in the year 2007 (average #1244) and has become significantly diminished since (#1584, ▼63%), with versions such as Jocelyne becoming somewhat outmoded. Joslyn is the most chic birth name in this list.
Josalyn is alike in pronunciation to Jacelyn, Jazzalyn, Jessalin, Jessalyn, Jessalynn, Jesselyn and Jessilyn. Other recommended names are Coralyn, Doralyn, Jacalin, Jacalyn, Jacalynn, Jacklyn▼, Jaclyn▼, Jacolyn, Jacqlyn, Jaklyn, Jalyn▼, Janalyn, Jaslyn, Jaslynn, Jazlyn▲, Jazzlyn, Jeralyn, Jeslyn, Jesslyn, Jesslynn, Joellyn, Jolyn, Jonalyn, Jonalynn, Loralyn, Rosalen, Rosalin, Rosalyn, Rosalynd, Rosalyne, Rosalynn, Roselyn▲, Roslyn, Royalyn and Rozalyn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Josalyn.See names in meaning and etymology.