Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Jodocus m. A diminutive of Old Breton iud, iut, Middle Welsh iud 'prince, ruler, lord', related to Latin iudex 'judge'.

The name of a 7th C Breton saint, latinized Jodocus or Judocus.

Belgium
Middle Dutch
1336 Joes (dat) RSG1336-39 p. 17, Joos (gen) ibid. p. 3, Josse (obl) ibid. p. 3; 1376 Joes (nom) RSG1376-89 p. 1
Dutch
1597x1598 Joes BoonenGes p. 327, Joos ibid. p. 330
Czech Republic
Latin
1393 Jodocus (nom) LDFPUP1 p. 4
Denmark
Danish
1581 Jost KD-1 no. 362
England
Latin
1571/2 Joyce (nom) RegSoABap p. 18
Dutch
1572 Jois AuFr Bauwens, Joos ibid. Bauwens; 1576 Joos ibid. Bauwens; 1578 Jois ibid. Berge; 1579 Jois ibid. Driessche; 1581 Jois ibid. Bauwens, Joos ibid. Gaber; 1582 Jobs ibid. Boowiers, Jois ibid. Boowiers; 1583 Jois ibid. Driessche; 1585 Joos ibid. Beijdals; 1587 Joos ibid. Driessche; 1588 Joos ibid. Cueninck; 1589 Joos ibid. Driessche; 1590 Joos ibid. Buijck; 1591 Joos ibid. Bossche; 1593 Joos ibid. Bossche; 1595 Joos ibid. Bossche
Walloon
1583 Josse RWC p. 7; 1583/4 Josse ibid. p. 7; 1590 Joos ibid. p. 13, Josse ibid. p. 13; 1591 Joos ibid. p. 16, Josse ibid. p. 17; 1591/2 Josse ibid. p. 20; 1592 Joos ibid. p. 24, Josse ibid. p. 21; 1593 Joos ibid. p. 27; 1593/4 Josse ibid.
France
Latin
1378 Judoci (gen) hanquetvol1 1184, Judoco (dat) ibid. 1259
Old French
1293 Joce (nom) HistHdVParis p. 125; 1296 Joce paris1296 p. 32; 1313 Joce Paris1313 p. 25
Middle French
1418 Josse DdB1418 p. 199, HGParis p. 386
1392 Josseton MemBret-II col. 613; 1418 Josset DdB1418 p. 213, HGParis p. 375; 1421 Josset favier p. 165; 1493 Josquin MSR1838 p. 377
Germany
Latin
1394 Judoci (gen) SMM p. 180, Judocus (nom) ibid. p. 177; 1401 Jodoco (dat) HD1401 no. 214
Early New High German
1497 Jobst Nurn1497 116; 1554 Jost (nom) MHCG2 333; 1555 Jost (nom) ibid. 335
Latvia
Middle Low German
1565x1577 Jost Arbusow p. 97
The Netherlands
Dutch
1560 Joos MagMiddelburg-1560; 1561 Joos ibid.; 1562 Joos ibid.; 1563 Ioos ibid.; 1564 Joos ibid.; 1565 Ioos ibid.; 1566 Ioos ibid.; 1567 Ioos ibid.; 1570 Joos ibid.; 1571 Joos ibid.; 1572 Joos ibid.; 1573 Joos ibid.; 1574 Joos ibid.; 1575 Joos ibid.; 1577 Ioos ibid.; 1581 Joos ibid.; 1582 Joos ibid.; 1583 Joos ibid.; 1584 Ioos ibid.; 1585 Ioos ibid.; 1586 Ioos ibid.; 1587 Ioos ibid.; 1588 Joos ibid.; 1589 Joos ibid.
Sweden
Old Swedish
1414 Jøsse (nom) SDHK no. 18236; 1415 Jøsse (nom) ibid. no. 18466
Early Modern Swedish
1587 Jost (nom) HGS p. 160; 1588 Jost (nom) ibid. p. 160; 1589 Jost (nom) ibid. p. 160; 1593 Jost (nom) ibid. p. 161; 1595 Joest (nom) ibid. p. 162; 1596 Joest (nom) ibid. p. 162; 1597 Joest (nom) ibid. p. 162
Switzerland
Latin
1350 Yost (abl) MHN DXXIX
Middle French
1553 Yost MHCG2 324
Early New High German
1555 Josten (acc) MHCG2 336
Cite as: R. Le Get, S.L. Uckelman. "Jodocus". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Jodocus.