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What does Joslyn mean?

Joslyn Pronunciation of Joslyn [joslyn] as a girls' name is of Old German derivation, and the name Joslyn means "a member of the German tribe, the Gauts". Joslyn is a variant form of Jocelyn (Old German).


Joslyn has 6 variants: Joslyne, Joslynn, Joslynne, Jossline, Josslyn and Jozlyn.

25 more relations via Jocelyn: Jasolin, Jocelin, Jocelyne, Jocelynn, Joclyn, Josalind, Josaline, Josalyn, Josalynn, Joscelin, Joscelyn, Joselina, Joseline, Joselyn, Joselyne, Josilin, Josiline, Josilyn, Joslin, Josline, Joss, Jossalin, Jossalyn, Josselyn and Joycelyn.

Creative forms:
(female) Juslyn, Vislyn, ..


Middle name pairings:
Joslyn Adalina (J.A.), ..

How popular is Joslyn?

Joslyn is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2511 out of 4276, Top 59%) and an even more prominent surname for all people (#11416 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Joslyn entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its highest position of #636 in the U.S. in 2011, and is at #862 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joslyn name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Joslyn outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Joslyn (#862 from recent data) are Jocelin, Jocelyn (#133 from recent data), Jocelyne, Jocelynn (#994), Josalyn, Joscelyn, Joseline, Joselyn (#684), Joslynn (#1772), Josselyn (#1991), Josslyn (#1744) and Joycelyn. Adoption of these relations of Joslyn reached its most widespread a decade ago (adoption of 0.6%) and has become significantly diminished since (adoption 0.2%, 63%), with versions like Joselyn becoming less stylish. Joslyn is the most fashionable birth name here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joslyn, Jocelin, Jocelyn, Jocelyne, Jocelynn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Josalyn, Joscelyn, Joseline, Joselyn, Joslynn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Josselyn, Josslyn, Joycelyn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Joslyn is pronounced similarly to Jasleen, Jaslyn, Jaslynn, Jazlyn, Jazlynn, Jazzlyn, Jeslyn, Jesslyn and Jesslynn. Other suggested similar names are Aislyn, Ayslyn, Jacalyn, Jacelyn, Jacklyn, Jaclin, Jaclyn, Jaclynn, Jacolyn, Jacqlyn, Jaelyn, Jaklyn, Jalyn, Jasmyn, Jessalyn, Jesselyn, Jessilyn, Joelin, Joellyn, Joely, Joelynn, Jolan, Jolin, Joly, Jolyn, Jolyna, Jolyne, Jolynn, Jonalyn, Jordyn, Josey, Josy, Rosalyn, Roselyn, Roslyn, Roslynn and Rozlyn. These names tend to be less frequently used than Joslyn.

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