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Meaning and name origin

Josilyn \j(o)-sil-yn, jos(i)-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.

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

Josilyn is also pronounced similarly to Jessilyn, Joselyn and Joselyne. Other suggested similar baby names are Jaslyn, Jeslyn, Jesslyn, Joclyn, Joslin, Joslyn, Joslyne, Joslynn, Josslyn and Jozlyn.


Josilyn is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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