Meaning and name origin
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 is a very popular first name for females (#933 out of 4276, Top 22%) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#56458 out of 88799, Top 64%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Juliet for girls. Juliet reached its highest rank of #238 in the U.S. in 2013 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Juliet and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Julia (#86), Juliana (#157), Juliette (#255), Juliet (#258) and Julieta (#961). (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).