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What does Josilyn mean?

Josilyn Pronunciation of Josilyn [josi-lyn] as a name for girls is an Old German name, and the name Josilyn means "a member of the German tribe, the Gauts". Josilyn is an alternate spelling of Jocelyn (Old German).


Josilyn has 21 variants: Jasolin, Jocelin, Joceline, Jocelyne, Jocelynn, Jocelynne, Josaline, Josalyn, Josalynn, Joscelin, Josceline, Joscelyn, Joseline, Josilin, Josiline, Jossalin, Jossalyn, Josselyn, Josselynne, Joycelin and Joycelyn.

14 more different relations via Jocelyn: Joclyn, Josalind, Joselina, Joselyn, Joselyne, Joslin, Josline, Joslyn, Joslyne, Joslynn, Joslynne, Jossline, Josslyn and Jozlyn.

Creative forms:
(female) Jesilyn, Johlyn, ..

(male) Josican, Josiman, ..

Middle name pairings:
Josilyn Kristina (J.K.), ..

How popular is Josilyn?

Josilyn is an uncommon first name for women. Josilyn is an equally unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Jocelin, Joceline, Jocelyn (#133 via latest list), Jocelyne, Jocelynn (#994), Josalyn, Joscelyn, Joseline, Joselyn (#684), Joslyn (#862), Joslynn (#1772), Josselyn (#1991), Josslyn (#1744) and Joycelyn are the prominent variation forms of Josilyn (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Josilyn reached its peak 8 years ago (adoption of 0.6%) and is now much lower (adoption 0.2%, 63%), with versions such as Jocelyne becoming less fashionable. Jocelyn is the continual favorite, though Joslyn has become trendy as well over time. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

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

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

Similar Names

Josilyn is pronounced similarly to Jacelyn, Jessalyn, Jesselyn and Jessilyn. Other suggested similar names are Addilyn, Ailyn, Aislyn, Ashlyn, Ayslyn, Cailyn, Coralyn, Doralyn, Evilyn, Jacalyn, Jacklyn, Jaclyn, Jacolyn, Jacqlyn, Jaelyn, Jaklyn, Jamilyn, Janalyn, Jaslyn, Jaslynn, Jasmyn, Jazlyn, Jazzlyn, Jennilyn, Jeralyn, Jerelyn, Jerilyn, Jerilynn, Jerrilyn, Jeslyn, Jesslyn, Jesslynn, Jewelyn, Joelin, Joellen, Joellin (see Joelle), Joelly, Joellyn, Joely, Jolan, Jolin, Joly, Jolyn, Jolyne, Jolynn, Jonalyn, Jonalynn, Jordyn, Joselle, Josey, Josiane, Josianna, Josianne, Josie, Josina, Josy, Kailyn, Karilyn, Kerilyn, Loralyn, Lorilyn, Madilyn, Marilyn, Rosalyn, Roselyn, Roslyn, Royalyn, Rozalyn, Rozelyn, Rozlyn and Shailyn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Josilyn.

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