What does Joslin mean?
Joslin \j(o)-slin, jos-lin\ 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 of Jocelyn (Old German). Rare as a birth name for females.
Joslin has 1 variant: Josline.
Joslin has 41 more related variations via Jocelyn: Jasolin, Jocelin, Jocelina, Jocelinda, Joceline, Jocelle, Jocelyne▼, Jocelynn▼, Jocelynne, Joci, Jocia, Jocinta, Joclyn, Josalind, Josaline, Josalyn, Josalynn, Joscelin, Josceline, Joscelyn, Joselina, Joseline, Joselyn▼, Joselyne, Josilin, Josiline, Josilyn, Joslyn▼, Joslyne, Joslynn, Joslynne, Joss, Jossalin, Jossalyn, Josselyn, Josselynne, Jossline, Josslyn, Joycelin, Joycelyn▼ and Jozlyn.
Joslin is an uncommon given name for females but a very popular last name for all people (#5029 out of 88799, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Joslin and corresponding names. Popular variation forms of Joslin (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000 are Jocelyn (#114 the previous year), Joselyn (#619), Joslyn (#871), Jocelynn (#971), Joycelyn, Joseline and Jocelyne. These girl names were at the height of their popularity in 2007 and are somewhat less popular today, with the versions Joselyn, Joslyn, Jocelynn, Joycelyn and Jocelyne falling out of fashion. Jocelyn (#114) is the most contemporarily stylish girl name here. (2014 Birth Statistics)