What does Juliet mean?
Juliet [juli-et] as a girls' 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.
26 more alternative forms via Julia, Juliette: Jiulia, Joleta, Julaine, Julee, Juleen, Julena, Juley, Juli, Juliaeta, Juliana▲, Juliane, Juliann, Julie▼, Julienne, Julina, Juline, Julinka, Juliska, Julissa, Julita, Julitta, Julyetta, Julyette, Julyne, Yulia and Yuliya.Creative forms:
(female) Jaliet, Jeliet, ..
(male) Julier, .. Middle name pairings:
Juliet Merida (J.M.), ..
How popular is Juliet?
Juliet is a very popular first name for females (#933 out of 4276, Top 22%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Juliet reached its peak position of #238 in the U.S. in the year 2013, and is currently at #240. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular related forms of Juliet (#240 in recent rankings) are Julia (#89 in recent rankings), Juliana (#168), Juliette (#226), Julie (#453), Julissa (#548), Julieta (#804), Julietta (#1675), Juliann, Julee, Juli, Juliane, Giulia and Julienne. Other variants, like Yulia, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Juliet was at its highest 6 decades ago (usage of 1.44%) and is now much diminished (usage 0.63%, ▼56.2%). Julia is more familiar than the rest, though Juliette has become popular as well, while versions such as Julie have become less contemporary.
Juliet▲ is pronounced similarly to Joliet and Joliette. Other recommended names are Arlet, Briet, Burnet, Collet, Jacie, Jadien, Jafit, Jalea, Jalin, Jaline, Jalisa▼, Jaliza, Janet▼, Janie▼, Janiel, Jannet, Jelina, Jelisa, Jenie, Jeriel, Jilian, Jillie, Jinnet, Jiuliya (see Giulia), Jobie, Jodie▼, Joie, Jolee, Joleen, Joley, Joli, Jolie▲, Jolietta, Jolin, Jolina, Jolisa, Jolise, Jonet, Jonie, Joolie, Jorie, Josie▲, Jubilee, Judee, Judey, Judi▼, Judie▼, Judit, Judita, Judite, Judith▼, Judye, Julieann, Julisa▼, Julisha, Jullee, Jullia, Jullie, Jully, July, Junae, June▼, Junel, Junia, Juniata, Juniper▲, Junita, Junot, Lilibet, Lunet, Mariet, Olivet and Velvet. These names tend to be less frequently used than Juliet.See names in meaning and etymology.