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Name Joslyn

Origin:From a Old French word for gautTools:

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Languages of use:English
US 2021 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Jaslyn, Joselyn, Jaclyn, Jaelyn, Jailyn, Jalyn, Jasmyn, Jaylyn, Jazlyn, Jocelyn     Details
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About Jocelyn, the group of names with the same origin as Joslyn

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 yearlyGraph2017 925,  2016 962,  2015 861,  2014 870,  2013 720,  2012 676,  2011 6312010 635,  2009 670,  2008 711,  2007 694,  2006 713,  2005 728,  2004 788,  2003 779,  2002 796,  1996 978