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What does Joleta mean?

Joleta Pronunciation of Joleta [jo-le-ta] as a girls' name is of Latin derivation, and the name Joleta means "youthful; Jove's child". Joleta is an alternate spelling of Julia (Latin): feminine of Julius.

Associated with: youthful.


Joleta has 1 variant: Joletta.

14 more related forms via Julia: Jolette, Julee, Juleen, Julena, Juley, Juliaeta, Juliet, Julieta, Julietta, Julina, Julita, Julitta, Julyet and Julyetta.

Creative forms:
(female) Jeleta, Jolefa, ..

(male) Joledi, Joleia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Joleta Kianna (J.K.), ..

How popular is Joleta?

Joleta is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Joleta is also an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Jolette, Julee, Julia (#89 via latest list), Juliet (#240), Julieta (#804) and Julietta (#1675) are the popular related forms of Joleta (not ranked). Other variants, like Juliaeta, are seldom used. These relations of Joleta were at the peak of their popularity in the year 2001 (average #1338) and have become much less widespread since (#1134, 54%), with the version Julia becoming less in vogue. Juliet and Julieta are two of the more trendy baby names in this compilation. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jolette, Julee, Julia, Juliet, Julieta, Julietta in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Julia outside U.S.

Similar Names

Joleta is pronounced similarly to Jolietta. Other recommended names are Aleta, Arleta, Cleta, Colena, Coleta (see Colette), Coletta, Colleta, Jalea, Jalena, Janeta, Jelena, Jobeth, Joela, Joetta, Jola, Jolana, Jolanta, Jolean, Jolee, Joleen, Joleesa, Joleisa, Jolena, Jolene, Joley, Joliet, Joliette, Jolina, Jolisa, Jolyna, Jonet, Jonetia, Jonetta, Joneva, Jonita, Josefa, Josetta, Jovena, Jovita, Julette, Juliett, Loleta, Loletta, Lolita, Loreta, Oleta, Valeta and Violeta. These names tend to be more frequently used than Joleta.

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