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Traits associated with the name Jocelyn:

Dogs named Jocelyn tend to be loving, industrious, and affectionate. This feminine name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Jocelyn?

Naming your dog Jocelyn suggests that you have a strong appreciation for classic, timeless names. It also suggests that you have a strong sense of style and a love of tradition.

Is Jocelyn a good dog name?

Jocelyn has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. Jocelyn isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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Jocelyn is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Jocelyn was, in the past month, the 4315th most viewed dog name on

As of May 2024, Jocelyn is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Jocelyn was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Jocelyn's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Jocelyn is most adored in Michigan, District of Columbia and Texas.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Missouri, New York and Oregon.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Jocelyn.

Most popular breeds named Jocelyn:

  1. Jack Russell Terrier
  2. Pekingese

Jocelyn is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names

Popular in medieval times, rarely heard in modern dog parks.

Dog names like Jocelyn:

God Will Increase
Feminine Form Of Julian
Insect of summertime.
Jocelyn dog name meaning

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