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Meaning and name origin
Joslin \j(o)-slin, jos-lin\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Joslin), 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.
Joslin has 1 variant form: Josline.
Joslin is also pronounced similarly to Jaslyn, Jeslyn, Joslyn, Joslyne, Joslynn, Jossline, Josslyn and Jozlyn. Other suggested similar baby names are Jaclin, Jasolin, Jocelin, Joclyn, Joelin, Jolin, Josalind, Josaline, Josalyn, Joscelin, Joselina, Joseline, Joselyn, Josilin, Josiline, Josilyn and Jossalin.
Joslin is not a popular first name for females but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#5029 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
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