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Name Jocelyne

Origin:From a Old French word for gautTools:

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Languages of use:English
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Joceline, Jocelyn, Jocelynn, Josceline, Joseline, Joselyn, Jovelyn     Details
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About Jocelyn, the group of names with the same origin as Jocelyne

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
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

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USA yearlyGraph1999 887,  1998 884,  1997 593,  1996 5131995 622