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What does Joselyn mean?

Joselyn Pronunciation of 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).


Joselyn has 1 variant: Joselyne.

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)

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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joselyn name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Joselyn outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl 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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joselyn, Jocelin, Joceline, Jocelyn, Jocelyne in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jocelynn, Josalyn, Joscelyn, Joseline, Joslyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joslynn, Josselyn, Josslyn, Joycelyn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Joselyn and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.

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