Popularity:15753
Origin:German
Other Origin(s):French, Hebrew
Meaning:A member of the German tribe, the Gauts; Joy; The little god
Joscelyn is a feminine name with Old German, Hebrew, and Old French roots. A respelling of Jocelyn, this name comes from the Germanic name Gauzlin, referring to a member of the German tribe, the Gauts. This makes it a one-of-a-kind name for you and baby to share your love for history. Joscelyn also has Hebrew and French roots that translate it to “joy,”—a fitting choice to match all of baby’s giggles and laughs. If you want to celebrate your little one’s larger-than-life personality, this name also means “the little god,” always reminding baby to reach for the sky.
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