Jocelyn

Boy Girl
Jos-eh-lynn Little Goth; a member of the German tribe, the Gauts.

Meaning

Jocelyn is a gender-neutral nameand 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 100 of NameChef Most Popular Baby Names and in the top 500 of U.S birth chart of the year 2019. Variations of Jocelyn include Jocelin.

Though Jocelyn originally was a male name, it has been adopted as a feminine name in the 19th century.

Origin

English

Gender

Jocelyn can be used for both boys and girls.

Variations

Jocelin

Pronunciation

Jos-eh-lynn
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Syllables

3

The rank of Jocelyn in the United States over time

Source: Social Security Administration

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