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Joss 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 name Joshua.

Baby names that sound like Joss are Jess and Joos.

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Popularity of Joss

Joss is not a popular first name for men but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#51168 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Joss
Popularity of Joss