- The name Jocelyn was ranked 73 in popularity for girls in the US in 2006.
- Jocelyn first appeared on the charts in 1927 at 951. It steadily increased in popularity, breaking into the top 100 at 92 in 2002. It may continue to climb in popularity.
Reasons for Popularity
- It offers the nicknames Jo, Joss, Josie, to name a few.
- The meaning “joyous” is favorable.
- The Latin meaning of Jocelyn is “joyous.”
- Jo, Josie, Joss
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