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What does Juliet mean?

Juliet \j(u)-liet\ 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.


Juliet has 8 variants: Giuletta, Julette, Juliaetta, Julieta, Juliett, Julietta, Juliette and Julyet.

For more information, see also related girl names Juliana and Giulia.

Juliet has 37 more alternative forms via Julia, Juliette: Giulia, Giuliana, Giulianna, Giulianne, Giulietta, Jiulia, Joleta, Joletta, Jolette, Julaine, Julayna, Julee, Juleen, Julena, Juley, Juli, Juliaeta, Juliana, Juliane, Juliann, Julianne, Julie, Julienne, Julina, Juline, Julinka, Juliska, Julissa, Julita, Julitta, Julyana, Julyanna, Julyetta, Julyette, Julyne, Yulia and Yuliya.


Juliet is a very popular first name for females (#933 out of 4276, Top 22%) and a slightly less popular last name for all people (#56458 out of 88799, Top 64%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Juliet for girls. Juliet reached its peak position of #238 in the U.S. in the year 2013, and is currently at #258. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Juliet name in U.S.

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the girl name Juliet and corresponding names. Popular related forms of Juliet (#258 in 2014) are Julia (#86 in 2014), Juliana (#157), Juliette (#255), Giuliana (#373), Julie (#409), Julissa (#499), Julianne (#901), Julieta (#961), Juliann, Jolette and Juli. Adoption of this girl name was at its highest in the year 2011 and is almost as widespread today, but with the versions Julianne, Julie and Juli becoming less in vogue. The most trendy girl names here are Giuliana (#373), Juliette (#255), Juliet (#258), Juliana (#157) and Julissa (#499), with Juliet and Juliette undergoing a rebound in popularity. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Giuliana, Jolette, Juli, Julia, Juliana, Juliann, Julianne, Julie, Juliet, Julieta in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Juliette, Julissa in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Juliet is pronounced similarly to Joliet. This name tends to be less frequently used than Juliet.