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jocelin

LANGUAGE FAMILY:
indo-european > germanic > west germanic > german
ORIGIN:
germanic 
NAME ROOT:
*GUTô > GAUTA > GAUTELEN / GAUTSELIN
MEANING:
The name may derive from Josselin (Breton: Josilin) introduced after the Norman invasion and conquest of England in 1066. In turn the name derives from the Germanic “Gautelen / Gautselin”, from the element “Gauta” (Gothic, the tribe of the Goths). The word "Goths" derives from the stem Gutan-". This stem produces the singular *Gutô, plural *Gutaniz in Proto-Germanic. In French, the spelling "Jocelyn" is exclusively male. The female counterpart is spelled "Jocelyne".

Usage

  • englishenglish

Related names

VARIANTS
english
josslyn, jocelyn, josceline, joselyn, jocelynn, joslin, jocilyn, joscelyn, joslyn, joclyn, joselyne

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
breton
josilin
french
jocelyn, jocelyne, josseline, joceline, jocelynne
italian
gioselina
portuguese - brazilian
jocelina

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

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5
Numerological Values:
5

If the chosen name for your baby has a number value of 5, it suggests brilliance, enthusiasm, energy and versatility. These individuals are believed to be adventurous and love their freedom. They like challenges and get bored with routine. They often need several activities to keep their active mind occupied.

Chakra Number:
5: The number of the Throat Chakra "Vishuddha"

The throat chakra is the fifth chakra and its color is blue. It is one the three primary colors. The main energy of blue is communication and it is the color used to soothe the soul. Explore this Divine color in depth, learn what it means and what it represents.

Color meaning:

The color blue is one of trust, honesty and loyalty. It is sincere, reserved and quiet, and doesn't like to make a fuss or draw attention. Blue hates confrontation, and likes to do things in its own way. From a color psychology perspective, blue is reliable and responsible. This color exhibits an inner security and confidence. You can rely on it to take control and do the right thing in difficult times. It has a need for order and direction in its life, including its living and work spaces.

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Notable people and personalities​

Jocelin († 1199), Abbot Of Melrose, And Bishop Of Glasgow
Jocelin Of Wells, A 13th Century Bishop Of Bath And Wells