Joss - girls name

Joss name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 43%

Joss name meaning:

The name Joss is a variant of the name Josephine, which has Hebrew origins. It is derived from the Hebrew name Yosef, meaning "God will add" or "God will increase." Joss is a modern and unique variation of this name that has gained popularity in recent years.

The name Joss carries a strong and powerful meaning, symbolizing the divine blessings and abundance that one may receive. It represents the idea that God will provide and increase whatever is needed in one's life. The name also conveys a sense of resilience and determination, as it is often associated with strong-willed and independent individuals.

Parents who choose the name Joss for their daughter may be drawn to its strong and empowering meaning, hoping to instill a sense of faith and determination in their child. The name Joss is both sophisticated and contemporary, making it a popular choice for those seeking a unique and meaningful name for their baby girl.

Origin: German

Diminutive of Jocelyn: 'One of the Goths'. Introduced into Britam as a masculine name during the Norman Conquest, Jocelyn was adopted as a feminine first name in the early 20th century.


Unisex names

Related names

Jocelyn , Jaslynn, Jazlyn , Jazlynn, Jazmaine, Jazmina, Jazzalyn, Jazzy, Joscelin, Joss

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Overall UK ranking: 3192 out of 5581

7 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1010)

Historical popularity of Joss

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