What does Joscelyn mean?
Joscelyn \j(o)-scel-yn, jos(ce)-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 a form of Jocelyn (Old German).
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▼.
Joscelyn has 21 more related forms via Jocelyn: Jocelina, Jocelinda, Jocelle, Joci, Jocia, Jocinta, Joclyn, Josalind, Joselina, Joselyn▼, Joselyne, Joslin, Josline, Joslyn▼, Joslyne, Joslynn, Joslynne, Joss, Jossline, Josslyn and Jozlyn.
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 (#unlisted) are Jocelyn (#114 in 2014), Joselyn (#619), Joslyn (#871), Jocelynn (#971), Joycelyn, Joseline and Jocelyne. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity in 2007 (usage of 0.3166%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.2036%, down 35.7%), with the versions Joselyn, Joslyn, Jocelynn, Jocelyne and Joycelyn becoming somewhat dated. Jocelyn (#114) is the most contemporarily stylish birth name among these. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the girl name Joscelyn and associated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)