"member of the Gauts tribe"

Jocelyn Origin and Meaning

The name Jocelyn is a girl's name of German origin meaning "member of the Gauts tribe".

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.

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.

# 347 in the US

Jocelyn Rank in US Top 1000

# 679 on Nameberry

Jocelyn Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Jocelyn Popularity

Famous People Named Jocelyn

  • Jocelyn Lorette BrownAmerican R&B singer
  • Jocelyn Eve Stokerbirth name of Joss Stone, English pop singer
  • Jocelyn Denise MoorhouseAustralian film director
  • (Susan) Jocelyn Bell BurnellNorthern Irish astrophysicist who co,discovered radio pulsars
  • Jocelyn PookEnglish composer and musician
  • Jocelyn RaeEnglish tennis player
  • Jocelyn ArndtAmerican blues singer with her brother Chris Arndt
  • Jocelyn Townewife of American actor Simon Helberg
  • Jocelyn Amparo Floreslate American fan of rapper XXXTentacion who inspired his song "Jocelyn Flores"
  • Jocelyn Jade Rendon (b. 2009)daughter of Ebony Jackson of "16 and Pregant"

Jocelyn in Pop Culture

  • Jocelyn FairchildClary's mother, a character in "The Mortal Instruments" series
  • Jocelyncharacter in film "A Knight's Tale"
  • Jocelyna character in the British TV series "The Paradise"
  • Jocelyncharacter from TV series "Grimm"
  • Jocelyn Leighcharacter in" To Have and to Hold" by Mary Johnston
  • Jocelyn "Joss" Cartercharacter on TV's "Person of Interest"
  • Jocelyn Frostmain character in the "Jocelyn Frost Series" by Relina Skye
  • Jocelyncharacter in British drama "Broadchurch"
  • "Jocelyn" four,act opera by Benjamin Godard and its main character