What does Joslin mean?
Joslin [joslin] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Joslin) is of Old German derivation, and Joslin means "a member of the German tribe, the Gauts". Joslin is a variant form of Jocelyn (Old German) with the prefix Jos-.
Joslin has 1 variant: Josline.
Joslin has 33 more relations via Jocelyn: Jasolin, Jocelin, Jocelina, Joceline, Joci, Jocia, Joclyn, Josalind, Josaline, Josalyn, Josalynn, Joscelin, Josceline, Joscelyn, Joselina, Joseline, Joselyn▼, Joselyne, Josilin, Josiline, Josilyn, Joslyn▲, Joslyne, Joslynn, Joslynne, Joss, Jossalin, Jossalyn, Josselyn, Jossline, Josslyn, Joycelin and Jozlyn.Creative forms:
(female) Joslinna, Juslin, ..
(male) Join, Joslinie, .. Middle name pairings:
Joslin Bryleigh (J.B.), ..
How popular is Joslin?
Joslin is an uncommon given name for females but a very popular last name for all people (#4765 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Displayed below is an analysis of the history of the girl name Joslin and corresponding names. Popular variation forms of Joslin (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Jocelyn (#133 from current records), Joselyn (#684), Joslyn (#862), Josslyn (#1744), Joslynn (#1772), Josselyn (#1991), Joseline, Joceline, Josalyn, Joscelyn and Jocelin. These relations of Joslin were at the height of their popularity in 2007 (median #1195) and are now significantly less common (#1562, ▼64%). Jocelyn has been the most prominent, though Joslyn has become trendy as well over time, while Joselyn is no longer trendy. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Joslin is alike in pronunciation to Jasleen, Jaslyn, Jaslynn, Jazlyn▲, Jeslyn and Jesslyn. Other suggested similar names are Aislin, Ayslin, Jacalin, Jacklin, Jaclin, Jaclyn▼, Jaklyn, Jalin, Jasmin▼, Jessalin, Joelin, Joeline, Joellin (see Joelle), Jolan, Joli, Jolie▲, Jolin, Jolina, Joline, Jolyn, Joolie, Jordin▼, Josie▲, Josina, Nolin, Rosalin, Roselin, Roslyn, Yoslina and Yosline. These names tend to be more commonly used than Joslin.See names in meaning and etymology.