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    Name: Jocelyn

    Origin and Meaning of the Name Jocelyn

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    Gender:

    Both

    Origin:

    French

    Meaning:

    Tribal name of the Gauts

    Pronunciation:

    (JOS eh lin)   [Guide]

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    Miscellaneous Info for Jocelyn

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    Unisex Names, Germanic Names, Norman Names, American Names, English Names, French Names

    Used in:

    English speaking countries

    Additional info:

    In past centuries an exclusively male name, Jocelyn is today given almost exclusively to females.

    Jocelyn Bell Purnell is an astrophysicist, who helped discover pulsars. Other famous bearers include socialite Jocelyn Wildenstein and comedian Jocelyn Jee Esien.

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    The name meaning of Jocelyn and the name origin of Jocelyn have been reviewed by our name experts.
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