Other Origin(s):Latin
Meaning:A member of the German tribe, the Gauts
A German girl’s name, Jocia, means “a member of the German tribe, the Gauts.” The Gauts, or Geats, sometimes called the Goths, were an ancient North Germanic tribe. They lived in the land of the Geats which is known as modern southern Sweden today. Jocia is likely also an alternate form of the name Jocelyn. It’s possible that it also means “joyful” or “playful joy,” coming from the Latin word for joy, gaudium. In the playground of dreams, little Jocia is sure to be a playful adventurer who fills your world with joy.
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