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The meaning of the unisex name Jocelyn is PLAYFUL.

Details on JOCELYN:

Gender: Unisex
Meaning(s): Playful
Popularity for Girl: 372nd in the USA (top 5%)
Popularity for Boy: 25,799th in the USA (bottom 30%)
Origin(s) for JOCELYN:  French , German , Latin
Themes(s) and list(s) JOCELYN is on:  HippieHipsterSocial SecuritySsaFrenchGermanLatin
Latest USA SSA birth information:
The latest number of USA births for Jocelyn as a GIRL was in 2017 with 1828 births
The latest number of USA births for Jocelyn as a BOY was in 2016 with 6 births

The meaning(s) of JOCELYN:

The name Jocelyn is a French baby name. In French the meaning of the name Jocelyn is: Medieval male name adopted as a feminine name.
French meaning
The name Jocelyn is a German baby name. In German the meaning of the name Jocelyn is: One of the Goths.Introduced into Britam as a masculine name during the Norman Conquest, Jocelyn was adopted as a feminine first name in the early 20th century.
German meaning

USA SSA birth(s) for JOCELYN:

Here is the latest 16 years from USA social security list of total babies born with the name JOCELYN

 JOCELYN as a girl

YearGirl Births
20171828 births
20162096 births
20152449 births
20142756 births
20133148 births
20123229 births
20113729 births
20103987 births
20094112 births
20084370 births
20075291 births
20064367 births
20053681 births
20043742 births
20033717 births
20023521 births

 JOCELYN as a boy

YearBoy Births
20166 births
20125 births
200910 births
20088 births
200711 births
20066 births
200516 births
200416 births
20036 births
20026 births
20016 births
200010 births
199912 births
199812 births
199710 births
19969 births

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