Origin of the name JOSCELIN.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name JOSCELIN.
The same as Josselin
(q.v.), a diminutive of Josse
(q.v.), and related to Justin
(q.v.), meaning "just, right." Also spelled Josceline.
Mixed up with Joyce.
Usage: England, France.
and Josselin seem to have been used for both Jodocus
and Justin in France; and
from the latter we obtained the Joscelin, or Joycelin, once far
more common in England than at present. (History of Christian Names,