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Jocelyn

[jos-uh-lin, jos-lin] /ˈdʒɒs ə lɪn, ˈdʒɒs lɪn/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Joyce.
Also, Jocelin, Joceline, Jocelynne.
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Jocelin

masc. proper name with many variant forms, introduced in English by the Normans, from Old High German Gautelen, from Gauta, literally "Goth" (see Goth). French fem. form is Joceline.

Jocelyn

proper name, variant of Jocelin.

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