logo left
logo right
  Login

Name Jocelyn

Origin:From a Old French word for gautTools:

Add to favorites

Generate:
Twitter-able text
SMS text

Compare to:
Behind the Name

Search with:
Wikipedia
NNDB
IMDb
Google

Name info:

About the name Jocelyn in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:German, English
US 2015 rank:#133     ... 131:Josephine, 132:Adalyn, 133:Jocelyn, 134:Emery, 135:Adeline ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Jocelyne, Jocelynn, Joselyn, Jovelyn, Jacklyn, Jaclyn, Jaelyn, Joceline, Joselin, Joslyn     Details
Group info:

About Jocelyn, the group of names with the same origin as Jocelyn

Language of origin:Old French
Info about origin:originally Gautzelin, a name derived from the name of the Germanic tribe of the Gauts, by double diminuation
 brought from France to England by the Normans as Joscelin
 originally predominantly male, today mainly used as a female name
Words:gaut = the gaut (member of the Germanic tribe of the Gauts)  Old French
Topics:Words
Variants' top ranks:50:Jocelyn USA 2007,  59:Yoselin Mexico 2008,  79:Joselyn Mexico 2011,  513:Jocelyne USA 1996,  631:Joslyn USA 2011,  713:Jocelynn USA 2010,  755:Joselin USA 2007,  968:Joseline USA 2007
Somehow related to:Josselin
Old/original forms:Gautzelin Old French, Joscelin Old French
Name variants:Joceline, Jocelyn, Jocelyne, Jocelynn, Josceline, Joselin, Joseline, Joselyn, Joslyn, Yoselin   Sortable list   Details
Popularity:

Popularity lists that contain the name Jocelyn

SeriesGraphRankings
MexicoGraph2013 95,  2010 66,  2009 61,  2008 52
USA decadesGraph2000-2009 841990-1999 147,  1980-1989 277
USA yearlyGraph2015 133,  2014 114,  2013 99,  2012 92,  2011 70,  2010 65,  2009 71,  2008 67,  2007 502006 73,  2005 87,  2004 85,  2003 87,  2002 91,  2001 123,  2000 122,  1999 132,  1998 128,  1997 122,  1996 127,  1995 148,  1994 157,  1993 162
Sort by Rank   Sort by Year