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What does Joli mean?

Joli Pronunciation of Joli [joli] as a girls' name has its root in French, and the name Joli means "pretty". Joli is an alternate spelling of Jolie (French): actress Angelina Jolie.

Associated with: pretty (beautiful).


Joli has 4 variants: Jolee, Joleigh, Joley and Joly.

2 more related forms via Jolie: Joely and Joliet.

Creative forms:
(female) Jeli, Jolil, ..

(male) Jomi, Joro, ..

Middle name pairings:
Joli Sariah (J.S.), ..

How popular is Joli?

Joli is a rare given name for women. Joli is an equally unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Jolee (#1926 in 2015) and Jolie (#751) are the popular varying forms of Joli (unlisted). These forms of Joli were popular with parents 7 years ago (median #1154) and are almost as popular today (#1338, 24%). Jolie has been the most prominent. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jolee, Jolie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Joli and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Joli is pronounced similarly to Jalea, Jayla, Jeyla, Jilli, Jillie, Jilly, Jiulia, Joela, Joella, Joelly, Jola, Jooley, Joolie, Julee, Juley, Juli, Julia, Julie, Jullia, Jullie, Jully and July. Other suggested similar names are Ali, Cali, Hali, Holli, Jaci, Jalin, Jeni, Jeri, Jil, Jill, Jo, Joan, Jobi, Jobie, Joby, Joci, Jocia, Jodi, Jodie, Joell, Joey, Joi, Joia, Joie, Jolan, Jolin, Jolina, Joline, Jolisa, Jolise, Jone, Joni, Jonni, Jori, Jorie, Josie, Joslin, Joss, Josy, Joy, Joya, Joye, Jyl, Jyll, Kyli, Lali, Lili, Mali, Orli, Pali, Poli, Tali and Ulli. These names tend to be more frequently used than Joli.

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