Meaning:A member of the German tribe, the Gauts
Josalyn is a modern variation of the classic Old German name Jocelyn. Associated with strength and courage, this traditional-meets-contemporary moniker means “a member of the German tribe, the Gauts.” The term Gaut refers to an archaic Germanic name that represents a god in the Geats' origin myth. A tribe that occupied an area of southern Sweden until the middle ages, the Geats hold a fascinating place in Scandinavian history. So, for a name brimming with rich heritage and enviable traits, be sure to consider Josalyn!
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