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Joselyn meaning and name origin
Joselyn \j(o)-sel-yn, jos(e)-lyn\ as a girl's name has the meaning "a member of the German tribe, the Gauts" and 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 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.
Popularity of Joselyn
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).
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