Late 16C English Given Names: Notes on Jocosa

Late Sixteenth Century English Given Names

Notes on the name Jocosa

Jocosa: Though it looks like Lat jocosa `full of jesting or joking' used as a given name, this is apparently a feminine form of Breton Iodoc, Judoc, Joceus; see DES at Joyce.

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