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Jocelyn

or Jocelin, Joceline, Jocelynne

[jos-uh-lin, jos-lin] /ˈdʒɒs ə lɪn, ˈdʒɒs lɪn/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Joyce.
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  • At Jocelyn's Rock the stamp of age was upon every decoration, on every ornament.

    Henry Dunbar M. E. Braddon
  • The poor about Jocelyn's Rock idolized the young lord of the soil.

    Henry Dunbar M. E. Braddon
  • The honest country people hurrah for the master of Jocelyn's Rock.

    Henry Dunbar M. E. Braddon
  • Vaguely then the boy remembered that Jocelyn was the name the letter gave him.

    The Tavern Knight Rafael Sabatini
  • But you who know what my life has been, Jocelyn, you can surely find it in your heart to pity.

    The Tavern Knight Rafael Sabatini
Word Origin and History for Jocelyn

proper name, variant of Jocelin.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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