The name Jocelynn has gotten popularity as people are wishing lyn ending names. Jocelynn, a name for girls, has its roots in Old German. It started as an Old French name for males, Joscelin, which was remodeled after an old Germanic tribe, the Gauts/Geats (often referred to as the Goths). Gaut was derived from the German word 'geutan' (Gautan in Old Norse), which means 'to pour, flowing water.' The meaning of Jocelynn is 'member of the German tribe, the Gauts, and one who is cheerful or happy.' Jocelynn is a Christian baby name. The name was first listed in 1993, and it stood at number #715 in the U.S in the year 2010 and is presently at #1362. A famous person with the name is the soccer player Jocelynn Joss Pehe. She was born on August 10th, 1980, in Abidjan.