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Girl Name: Juliet

Name: Juliet
Pronunciation: \j(u)-liet\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: youthful; Jove's child
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Juliana, Giulia
Sounds Like: Joliet, Julitta, Julita, Juliaeta
Variant forms: Giuletta, Juliaetta, Julieta, Juliett, Julietta, Juliette, Julyet, Julette
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 933
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 56458


Juliet \j(u)-liet\ as a girl's name is pronounced joo-lee-ET. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Juliet is "youthful; Jove's child". Diminutive of Julia. Literary: Shakespeare used the name twice, in "Romeo and Juliet" and in "Measure for Measure". Dancer Juliet Prowse; actresses Juliet Stevenson, Juliette Lewis.

Juliet has 8 variant forms: Giuletta, Juliaetta, Julieta, Juliett, Julietta, Juliette, Julyet and Julette.

For more information, see also related names Juliana and Giulia.

Baby names that sound like Juliet are Joliet, Julitta, Julita and Juliaeta.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Juliet.


Juliet is a very popular first name for women (#933 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for both men and women (#56458 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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