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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Joslyn
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Joslyn in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Joslyn:
Records indicate that 4,457 girls in the United States have been named Joslyn since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 2010, when 457 people in the U.S. were given the name Joslyn. Those people are now 10 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Joslyn
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11 Positive Comments
"I just had my first granddaughter and My daughter and husband named her Joslynn Lucille, my middle name is lynn and thats why they added an N .. I love the name so much!! I will call her Joly" Jun. 27, 2012:
"I have a 7 month old daughter named Joslyn Claire! Claire after my mother, we call her Jossie for short i get so many compliments on her name everyone thinks its so pretty! the only thing is people think i am saying JOSHlyn. which is not cool! come on ppl!" Feb. 1, 2012:
"i'm prego and my husband and i had a hard time finding a name till we saw this one. I love the name Joslynn I think its pretty my middle name is Lynn so we decided to add an extra n. Joslynn Rose will be her name:)" Jul. 16, 2010:
"We just named our daughter Joslyn. So far there are some people that seem a little confused by it but for the most part we get a lot of compliments. We also chose this over the traditional Joceline however I like them both.
I am sure there will be a couple of different ways of how it will get pronounced and spelled." Aug. 6, 2009:
"This is my daughter's name. It sounds so sophisticated and strong and it has an adorable nickname: Josy/Josie. We get lots of complements on it." Jul. 28, 2009:
"My name is Joslyn. I also have people pronounce it with the "z" in there. I had one friend who called me Jozzie. :) I didn't mind. Some frineds even nicknamed me Josh. ?? For the most part I always get compliments. I was born in '77 and until recently I hadn't heard the name very often. It is picking up popularity. I love it now and wouldn't change it. My middle name... now that is a different story. :)" Oct. 10, 2008:
"My mom named me this in 1979 it was not a popular name when i was born. Most people can never say my name correctly or even begin to spell it. Also i have accused of trying to spell my name wrong" Jul. 4, 2008:
"This is my name and all I ever get are compliments about how pretty it is!" Jan. 21, 2008:
"I named my daughter "Joslyn" over the traditional "Jocelyn" as I prefer the pronunciation as well as the spelling. Such a pretty name." May. 10, 2007:
"My name is Joslyn, but everyone calls me Jozlyn or Joselyn. Funny, huh? It's a cute name, I think." Feb. 16, 2006:
"I prefer it pronounced JoZlin but you get more nicknames with JoSlin...Pretty name." Jan. 2, 2006:
5 Neutral Comments
"I love my name Joslyn I just hate when people pronounce it incorrectly like jozlynn or Joshlyn? But its very beautiful in fact I have three friends named Joslyn." Dec. 28, 2014:
"My name is Joslyn Sharonda, I was born in 80 so its nice to see my name starting to become more popular even with all the different spellings. Its such a preety name for girls!" Jun. 23, 2010:
"me and my pregnant are having our first baby.
his name is josh and mine is caitlin so we just combined the two and get joselyn. i have always loved the name. it will be joselyn victoria... i love that name. we will call her josee." Dec. 1, 2009:
"a girl i kno is named dat and she can be ok so idk.." Dec. 1, 2008:
"Named my daughter this after our middle names. dh's is joshua, mine is lynn." Apr. 22, 2008:
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