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What does Jolie mean?

Jolie Pronunciation of Jolie [jolie] as a girls' name is pronounced zhoh-LEE. It is of French origin, and the meaning of Jolie is "pretty". Actress Angelina Jolie.

Associated with: pretty (beautiful).


Jolie has 9 variants: Joely, Jolee, Joleigh, Joley, Joli, Joliet, Jolietta, Joliette and Joly.

Creative forms:
(female) Jole, Joslie, ..

(male) Jobir, Join, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jolie Lily (J.L.), ..

How popular is Jolie?

Jolie is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2296 out of 4276, Top 54%) and also a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#77742 out of 150436, Top 52%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Jolie entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its highest position of #562 in the U.S. in 2008, and is at #751 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jolie name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Jolee (#1926 the previous year) is the only other popular variation form of Jolie (#751 the previous year). Adoption of these forms of Jolie was more pronounced among parents a decade ago (adoption of 0.03%) and is almost as widespread today (adoption 0.02%, 24%). Jolie is the most contemporarily stylish birth name in this list.

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

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

Similar Names

Jolie is pronounced similarly to Jalea, Jaylee, Jilli, Jillie, Jilly, Jiulia, Joela, Joella, Joelly, Jola, Jooley, Joolie, Julee, Juley, Juli, Julia, Julie, Jullee, Jullia, Jullie, Jully and July. Other recommended names are Ailie, Allie, Bobie, Celie, Codie, Corlie, Delie, Dodie, Doxie, Hollie, Honie, Jalin, Jamie, Jenie, Joanie, Jobi, Jobie, Joci, Jodie, Joelle, Joi, Joia, Joie, Jolaine, Jolan, Joleen, Jolin, Joline, Jolisa, Jolise, Jonee, Joni, Jonie, Jorie, Josee, Josie, Josline, Joycie, Joyse, Juliet, Juline, Kalie, Kodie, Lilie, Lollie, Lotie, Nonie, Pollie, Roxie, Rylie, Yolie, Zoelie and Zoie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jolie.

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