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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.


Variations

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

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


Popularity

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).

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

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

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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Julia, Juliana, Juliet, Julieta, Juliette in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Julia, Juliana, Juliet, Juliette outside U.S.


Similar Names

Juliet is also pronounced similarly to Joliet. Other suggested similar baby names are Juliaeta, Julie, Julita and Julitta. These names tend to be less commonly used than Juliet.

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