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Joslin (girl)

What does Joslin mean?

Joslin Pronunciation of 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).


Joslin has 1 variant: Josline.

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) Juslin, ..

(male) Join, ..

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. 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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jocelin, Joceline, Jocelyn, Josalyn, Joscelyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joseline, Joselyn, Joslyn, Joslynn, Josselyn, Josslyn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.

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