Jocelyn is a German name. The name is derived from the Germanic element gaut, which was the name of a German tribe. Therefore, Jocelyn is generally understood to mean "member of the Gauts tribe." During medieval times, Jocelyn was only used for males, but now the name is primarily used for females. Jocelyn is currently in the top 100 names for girls.
Similar Names: Jocelin, Josalind
Famous Jocelyn Names: Jocelyn Brown (singer), Jocelyn Pook (British composer)