Gender: Female Meaning of Jocelyn: "member of the Gauts tribe" Origin of Jocelyn: German Jocelyn's Popularity in 2018: #194

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.

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