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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jocelyne

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  1. A female given name popular in mid-twentieth century, a feminine form of French Jocelyn, cognate to English Jocelyn.

Notable Persons Named Jocelyne

Jocelyn Wildenstein is a socialite. Jocelyn was given the name Jocelyne Périsset on August 5th, 1940 in Lausanne.

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Michèle Mercier is an actress, dancer, and singer. Her ongoing career started in 1957. Michèle was given the name Jocelyne Yvonne Renée Mercier on January 1st, 1939 in Nice, France.

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Jocelyne Couture-Nowak was a in the field of french language. Jocelyne was given the name Jocelyne M. Couture on February 17th, 1958 in Montreal. She breathed her last breath on April 16th, 2007.

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Jocelyne Lamoureux is a hockey player. She was most prominent from 2008 to present. Jocelyne was born on July 3rd, 1989 in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

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Jocelyne LaGarde was an actress. Jocelyne was born Jocelyne LaGarde in 1924 in Papeete. She died in 1979.

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Jocelyne Loewen is a voice actor/actress. Jocelyne was given the name Jocelyne Rae Loewen on November 1st, 1976.

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How popular is the baby name Jocelyne in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1945 6 6 0
1947 10 10 0
1949 6 6 0
1950 8 8 0
1951 7 7 0
1952 8 8 0
1953 9 9 0
1954 9 9 0
1955 9 9 0
1956 9 9 0
1957 5 5 0
1958 7 7 0
1960 6 6 0
1961 5 5 0
1963 5 5 0
1965 10 10 0
1967 10 10 0
1968 11 11 0
1969 9 9 0
1970 7 7 0
1971 13 13 0
1972 6 6 0
1973 9 9 0
1975 11 11 0
1976 5 5 0
1977 7 7 0
1978 13 13 0
1979 6 6 0
1980 9 9 0
1981 6 6 0
1982 10 10 0
1983 8 8 0
1984 16 16 0
1985 5 5 0
1986 37 37 0
1987 40 40 0
1988 18 18 0
1989 26 26 0
1990 26 26 0
1991 30 30 0
1992 42 42 0
1993 69 69 0
1994 104 104 0
1995 351 351 0
1996 461 461 0
1997 386 386 0
1998 239 239 0
1999 240 240 0
2000 185 185 0
2001 103 103 0
2002 112 112 0
2003 93 93 0
2004 96 96 0
2005 125 125 0
2006 132 132 0
2007 166 166 0
2008 116 116 0
2009 98 98 0
2010 100 100 0
2011 76 76 0
2012 70 70 0
2013 73 73 0
2014 60 60 0
2015 44 44 0
2016 40 40 0
2017 39 39 0

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Popularity of Jocelyne as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Jocelyne

  • How Popular is the name Jocelyne? Jocelyne is the 4,296th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Jocelyne have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,077 babies born with the first name Jocelyne in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jocelyne to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jocelyne? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1945 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Jocelyne first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jocelyne is Sunday, June 9th, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Jocelyne born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jocelyne was in 1996 with a total of 461 babies.
  • Random Jocelyne Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jocelyne is not a popular baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Jocelyne: Your name in reverse order is Enylecoj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ncoelyje. How do you pronounce that?

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