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Meaning and name origin

Joss \j(o)-ss\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Joss), is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Joss is "a member of the Germanic tribe, the Gauts". English name that is a nickname of Jocelyn, which used to be a masculine name. Also possibly a variant of Joseph. Actor Joss Ackland.

Joss has 2 variant forms: Joslin and Josslin.

For more information, see also the related boy name Joshua.

Joss is also pronounced similarly to Jase, Jess and Joos. Other suggested similar baby names are Jesse, Jessy, Joash, Jock, Jose, Josh, Josia, Josua, Josue, Moss and Ross.


Joss is not a popular first name for males but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#51168 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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