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Joss

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English diminutive of Jocelin
"the merry one"

Joss Origin and Meaning

The name Joss is a boy's name of English origin meaning "the merry one".

Joss hadn't been heard much in this country before the emergence of Joss (born Joseph) Whedon, creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, et al; it would make a catchy middle name choice. Female British singer Joss Stone was born Jocelyn.

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Famous People Named Joss

  • Joss WhedonAmerican director, writer, and producer

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  • Joss Sedleycharacter in William Makepeace Thackery's "Vanity Fair"

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