Jocelyn

Colors Related to this Name: Purple, Lilac, Mavve

Qualities Related to this Name: Creative, Light-Hearted

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #99 in 2013 and #114 in 2014.

Famous People

Jocelyn Brando (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Jocelyn Seagrave (Movie Actress,TV Actress)

Meaning

In English

Origin: Middle English male given name from Old French Joscelin, German Gautzelin, diminutive of names beginning with the tribal name Gaut "a Geat, a Goth"; also used as a diminutive form of the Breton name Josse ( =Joyce). It survived as a surname and was revived as a given name in the nineteenth century.

Meaning(s):

-(dated) ( male name -comes from the Germanic language-).

-( female name -comes from the Germanic language-).

-(last name patronymic -comes from the language-)

In French

Meaning(s):

-( male name), related to English Jocelyn.