Name Jocelyn Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Jocelyn


Jocelyn is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Jocelyn thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Jocelyn?

Jocelyn is of Germanic origin (originally e.g. Gaudelenus, Gautselin or Gauzlin). In most countries, it is a name for girls, but in France, it is a masculine name.

What does the name Jocelyn mean?

Jocelyn means “of the tribe of the Geats/Goths” (from Germanic “gaut” = Goth).

Pronunciation of Jocelyn

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Popularity of the name Jocelyn

The name Jocelyn is ranked #3499 overall.

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