Joselyn

First Name
17k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
104
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Joselyn

User Submitted Origins

Spanish
50%
English
30%
German
10%
French
10%

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Belize says the name Joselyn is of Spanish origin and means "Beauty".
  • A submission from United States says the name Joselyn means "Heaven crystals" and is of English origin.
  • According to a user from Georgia, United States, the name Joselyn is of English origin and means "Smart,independent,gifted,pretty,".
  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Joselyn means "Meaning joyful" and is of German origin.
  • A submission from says the name Joselyn means "Independent and more" and is of English origin.

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Wiktionary
  1. A female given name, a modern spelling variant of Jocelyn.

Notable Persons Named Joselyn

Joselyn Dumas is an actress and tv host. She has had major accomplishments since 2009. Joselyn was given the name Joselyn Canfor-Dumas on August 31st, 1980.

Popularity:

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1933 5 5 0
1936 7 7 0
1941 6 6 0
1944 7 7 0
1946 5 5 0
1947 6 6 0
1948 9 9 0
1949 6 6 0
1950 9 9 0
1951 16 16 0
1952 18 18 0
1953 25 25 0
1954 25 25 0
1955 17 17 0
1956 20 20 0
1957 22 22 0
1958 20 20 0
1959 14 14 0
1960 11 11 0
1961 11 11 0
1962 16 16 0
1963 13 13 0
1964 11 11 0
1965 25 25 0
1966 18 18 0
1967 14 14 0
1968 9 9 0
1969 15 15 0
1970 28 28 0
1971 19 19 0
1972 22 22 0
1973 30 30 0
1974 34 34 0
1975 26 26 0
1976 26 26 0
1977 47 47 0
1978 35 35 0
1979 43 43 0
1980 40 40 0
1981 58 58 0
1982 74 74 0
1983 41 41 0
1984 72 72 0
1985 64 64 0
1986 75 75 0
1987 80 80 0
1988 92 92 0
1989 95 95 0
1990 147 147 0
1991 140 140 0
1992 221 221 0
1993 251 246 5
1994 285 285 0
1995 240 240 0
1996 319 319 0
1997 268 268 0
1998 277 277 0
1999 285 285 0
2000 381 381 0
2001 412 412 0
2002 505 505 0
2003 625 625 0
2004 741 741 0
2005 761 761 0
2006 1,054 1,054 0
2007 1,577 1,577 0
2008 1,086 1,086 0
2009 980 980 0
2010 834 834 0
2011 863 863 0
2012 678 678 0
2013 647 647 0
2014 463 463 0
2015 415 415 0
2016 387 387 0
2017 330 330 0

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Popularity of Joselyn as a first name

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Popularity of Joselyn as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Joselyn U.S.
  White 74.04% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 16.35% 16.26%

Of Last Name Joselyn

People with the last name Joselyn are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Joselyn

  • How Popular is the name Joselyn? Joselyn is the 1,864th most popular name of all time. As a last name Joselyn was the 156,044th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Joselyn have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 16,553 babies born with the first name Joselyn in the United States. That's more than enough people named Joselyn to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Joselyn? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1933 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Joselyn first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Joselyn is Friday, October 12th, 1894.
  • What year had the most people named Joselyn born? The highest recorded use of the first name Joselyn was in 2007 with a total of 1,577 babies. That's a lot of babies named Joselyn!
  • Random Joselyn Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Joselyn ranks 98th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, 348 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Joselyn: Your name in reverse order is Nylesoj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nejsloy. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Joselyn? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 104 people with the last name Joselyn.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Joselyn? Joselyn is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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