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Meaning and name origin
Joselyn \j(o)-sel-yn, jos(e)-lyn\ as a girl's name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Joselyn is "a member of the German tribe, the Gauts". Joselyn is a variant of Jocelyn (Old German): from an Old French masculine name brought to Britain by the Normans in the form Joscelin, which was from Gautzelin, a pet name for a member of a Germanic tribe, the Gauts, who may have been the same as the Goths.
Joselyn has 1 variant form: Joselyne.
Joselyn is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2252 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Joselyn for girls (2015 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Joselyn and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Jocelyn and Joselyn. (2015 statistics).
Joselyn is also pronounced similarly to Jacelyn, Jesselyn, Jocelin, Jocelyne, Jocelynn, Josalyn, Josalynn, Joscelin, Joscelyn, Joseline, Josilin, Josilyn, Jossalyn, Josselyn and Joycelyn. Other suggested similar baby names are Jaslyn, Jeslyn, Jesslyn, Joclyn, Joselina, Joslin, Joslyn, Joslyne, Joslynn, Josslyn, Jozlyn and Roselyn. These names tend to be less commonly used than Joselyn.
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