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Joss may refer to:


Given name or nickname[edit]

  • Joss Ackland (born 1928), British actor
  • Joss Ambler (1900–1959), Australian-born British film and television actor
  • Joss Christensen (born 1991), American freestyle skier and 2014 Olympic gold medalist
  • Joss Fritz (c. 1470-c. 1525), insurgent in Germany
  • Joss Labadie (born 1990), English footballer
  • Joss McKinley (born 1981) English photographic artist
  • Joss Naylor, (born 1936), English fell runner
  • Joss Whedon (born 1964), American screenwriter, film and television director and producer, television series creator, comic book author and composer
  • George (Duala king) or Joss, a late 18th century king of the Duala people of Cameroon

Stage name or pen name[edit]

  • Joss Stirling, a pen name of British novelist Julia Golding (born 1969)
  • Joss Stone, stage name of British female soul singer, songwriter and actress Joscelyn Eve Stoker (born 1987)


  • Addie Joss (1880-1911), American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Alex Joss (born 1985), Swiss domino player and 2007 world champion
  • Chris Joss, French musician and record producer
  • Jonathan Joss (born 1965), American actor
  • Johnny Joss (1902-1955), American college football player
  • Morag Joss, English-born Scottish writer
  • Robert L. Joss, American businessman, banker, professor and former university administrator
  • Scott Joss (born 1962), American country musician

Fictional characters[edit]

  • Joss Peroni, in the Australian television series Blue Heelers
  • Joss Possible, in the animated American television series Kim Possible

Other uses[edit]

  • Joss Pass, a mountain pass in British Columbia, Canada
  • JOSS, a time-sharing programming language
  • Joss JP1, an Australian-built supercar

See also[edit]