What does Joselyn mean?
Joselyn [jose-lyn] as a name for girls has its root in Old German, and the meaning of the name Joselyn is "a member of the German tribe, the Gauts". Joselyn is a variant form of Jocelyn (Old German) with the prefix Jos-.
Joselyn▼ has 1 variant: Joselyne.
Joselyn has 36 more different relations via Jocelyn: Jasolin, Jocelin, Jocelina, Joceline, Jocelle, Jocelyne▼, Jocelynn, Jocelynne, Joclyn, Josalind, Josaline, Josalyn, Josalynn, Joscelin, Josceline, Joscelyn, Joselina, Joseline, Josilin, Josiline, Josilyn, Joslin, Josline, Joslyn▲, Joslyne, Joslynn, Joslynne, Jossalin, Jossalyn, Josselyn, Josselynne, Jossline, Josslyn, Joycelin, Joycelyn and Jozlyn.Creative forms:
(female) Jislyn, Josezlyn, ..
(male) Josejon, Josery, .. Middle name pairings:
Joselyn Jaycee (J.J.), ..
How popular is Joselyn?
Joselyn is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2252 out of 4276, Top 53%) and also a somewhat popular last name for all people (#146011 out of 150436, Top 97%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the baby name statistics of Joselyn for girls. Joselyn entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its peak rank of #220 in the U.S. in the year 2007, and is currently at #684. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Below is a graphed study of the popularity of the girl name Joselyn and related names. Popular alternative forms of Joselyn (#684 via latest list) listed in the Top 2000 are Jocelin, Joceline, Jocelyn (#133 via latest list), Jocelyne, Jocelynn (#994), Josalyn, Joscelyn, Joseline, Joslyn (#862), Joslynn (#1772), Josselyn (#1991), Josslyn (#1744) and Joycelyn. Other forms, like Jossalyn, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Joselyn was well-received among parents in 2007 (adoption of 0.6%) and has become significantly lower since (adoption 0.2%, ▼63%), with versions such as Jocelyne becoming less fashionable. Joslyn is the most chic baby name in this list.
Joselyn▼ is pronounced similarly to Jacelyn, Jessalyn, Jesselyn, Jessilyn and Joycelynn. Other recommended names are Jacalyn, Jackelyn, Jacklyn▼, Jaclyn▼, Jacolyn, Jacqlyn, Jaelyn, Jaklyn, Jaquelyn, Jaslyn, Jaslynn, Jazlyn▲, Jazzlyn, Jerelyn, Jeslyn, Jesslyn, Jesslynn, Jewelyn, Joelin, Joellyn, Joely, Joelynn, Jolyn, Jonalyn, Joselle, Josey, Rosalyn, Roselin, Roselyn▲, Roselynn, Roslyn and Rozelyn. These names tend to be less frequently used than Joselyn.See names in meaning and etymology.