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Girl Name: Joycelyn

Name: Joycelyn
Pronunciation: \jo(y)-cel-yn, joyce-lyn\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: a member of the German tribe, the Gauts; lord
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Joycelin, Joscelyn, Joycelynn
Similar Names: Jacelyn, Josselyn, Joselyn, Joscelin, Joclyn, Jocelynn, Jocelyne, Jocelin
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1534


Joycelyn \jo(y)-cel-yn, joyce-lyn\ as a girl's name is a variant of Jocelyn (Old German) and Joyce (Latin), and the meaning of Joycelyn is "a member of the German tribe, the Gauts; lord".

The baby name Joycelyn sounds like Joycelin, Joscelyn and Joycelynn. Other similar baby names are Jacelyn, Josselyn, Joselyn, Joscelin, Joclyn, Jocelynn, Jocelyne and Jocelin.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Joycelyn.


Joycelyn is a very popular first name for women (#1534 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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