Jocelyn is a gender-neutral name and is of English origin. It can be used for both girls and boys. It means little Goth; a member of the German tribe, the Gauts. Though a unisex name, this name is trendier as a girl’s name than as a boy’s. Pronounced as Jos-eh-lynn, the name is currently in the top 250 of NameChef Most Popular Baby Names and in the top 500 of U.S birth chart of the year 2022. Variations of Jocelyn include Jocelin.
Though Jocelyn originally was a male name, it has been adopted as a feminine name in the 19th century.
Jocelyn can be used for both boys and girls.