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What does Josslyn mean?

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


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

26 more different 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, Josselynne and Joycelyn.

Creative forms:
(female) Josslee, Jossli, ..

(male) Jossan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Josslyn Nora (J.N.), ..

How popular is Josslyn?

Josslyn is an unusual first name for females. Josslyn is an equivalently uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Josslyn was first listed in 2007 and reached its top rank of #1316 in the U.S. in the year 2011, and is currently at #1744. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Josslyn (#1744 a year ago) are Jocelyn (#133 a year ago), Joselyn (#684), Joslyn (#862), Jocelynn (#994), Joslynn (#1772), Josselyn (#1991), Joycelyn, Joseline, Jocelyne, Josalyn, Joscelyn and Jocelin. Other forms, like Joslynne, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Josslyn was common among parents 8 years ago (usage of 0.59%) and has become significantly diminished since (usage 0.22%, down 63%), with versions such as Jocelyne going out of style. Joslyn is the most trendy birth name here.

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

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

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

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

Similar Names

Josslyn is alike in pronunciation to Jaslyn, Jaslynn, Jazlyn, Jazzlyn, Jeslyn, Jesslyn and Jesslynn. Other recommended names are Aislyn, Ashlyn, Ayslyn, Coralyn, Doralyn, Jacalyn, Jacelyn, Jacklyn, Jaclyn, Jacolyn, Jacqlyn, Jaelyn, Jaklyn, Jalyn, Jamilyn, Janalyn, Jasmyn, Jeralyn, Jerelyn, Jerilyn, Jessalin, Jessalyn, Jessalynn, Jessamyn, Jesselyn, Jessey, Jessilyn, Jessiya, Jessy, Jessye, Jewelyn, Joelin, Joellen, Joellin (see Joelle), Joelly, Joellyn, Joely, Joelynn, Jolan, Jolin, Joly, Jolyn, Jolyna, Jolyne, Jolynn, Jonalyn, Jonalynn, Jordyn, Joselle, Josey, Josy, Loralyn, Lorilyn, Rosalyn, Roselyn, Roslyn, Royalyn, Rozalyn, Rozelyn and Rozlyn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Josslyn.

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