What does Joscelyn mean?
Joscelyn /jo-sce-lyn/ as a name for girls is of Old German derivation, and the name Joscelyn means "a member of the German tribe, the Gauts". Joscelyn is an alternate form of Jocelyn (Old German) with the prefix Jos-.
Joscelyn has 21 variants: Jasolin, Jocelin, Joceline, Jocelyne▼, Jocelynn▼, Jocelynne, Josaline, Josalyn, Josalynn, Joscelin, Josceline, Joseline, Josilin, Josiline, Josilyn, Jossalin, Jossalyn, Josselyn, Josselynne, Joycelin and Joycelyn▼.more]
How popular is Joscelyn?
Joscelyn is an unusual given name for women but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#127948 out of 150436, Top 85%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent variation forms of Joscelyn (outside Top 1000) are Jocelyn (#114 in recent rankings), Joselyn (#619), Joslyn (#871), Jocelynn (#971), Joycelyn, Joseline and Jocelyne. These forms of Joscelyn were favored as birth names in 2007 (median #683) and are almost as common today (#796, down 35.7%). Jocelyn is more universally found than the rest, while Joselyn, Joslyn, Jocelynn, Jocelyne and Joycelyn are no longer trendy. Below is a charted analysis of the history of the girl name Joscelyn and associated names. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
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Joscelyn is pronounced similarly to Jacelyn, Jessalyn, Jesselyn, Jessilyn and Joycelynn. Other suggested similar baby names are Cecelyn, Jacalin, Jacalyn, Jacalynn, Jackelyn, Jacklin, Jacklyn▼, Jacklynn, Jaclin, Jaclyn▼, Jaclynn, Jacolyn, Jacqlyn, Jacquelyn▼, Jaelyn▲, Jaklyn, Jaquelin▼, Jaquelyn, Jaquelynn, Jasleen, Jaslyn, Jaslynn, Jazlyn▲, Jazzalyn, Jazzlyn, Jerelyn, Jeslyn, Jessalin, Jessalynn, Jesslyn, Jesslynn, Jewelyn, Jocelinda, Joelin, Joellyn, Joely, Joelynn, Jolyn, Jonalyn, Josalind, Joselle, Josey, Josline, Joslynne, Jossline, Marcelyn, Rosalyn▼, Roselin, Roselyn▼, Roselynn, Roslyn▼ and Rozelyn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Joscelyn.