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Gender: F Meaning of Jocelyn: "member of the Gauts tribe" Origin of Jocelyn: German Jocelyn's Popularity in 2015: #133

Jocelyn has gotten new life and popularity as a result of the current passion for lyn endings. Though it was a male name in medieval times, now Jocelyn couldn't sound more softly feminine. Jocelyn has been in the Top 100 since 2002.

John Galsworthy's 1989 novel Jocelyn is part of his Forsyte Saga. Singer Joss Stone's birth name was Jocelyn.

Jocelyn would make a pretty namesake name to honor a Grandma Joyce.

Famous People Named Jocelyn

Jocelyn Brown, American singer
Jocelyn Eve Stoker, birth name of English pop singer Joss Stone
Jocelyn Bell Burnell, Northern Irish astrophysicist who co-discovered radio pulsars
Jocelyn Pook, English composer and musician
Jocelyn Rae, English tennis player
Jocelyn Towne, wife of American actor Simon Helberg

Pop Culture References for the name Jocelyn

Jocelyn Fray/Fairchild, Clary's mother, a character in "The Mortal Instruments" series
Jocelyn, love interest in "A Knight's Tale"
Jocelyn, a character in the British TV series "The Paradise"
Jocelyn, character from TV series "Grimm"
Lady Jocelyn Leigh in To Have and To Hold
Jocelyn "Joss" Carter, homicide detective in crime-drama "Person of Interest"