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What does Joliet mean?

Joliet Pronunciation of Joliet as a girls' name is a French name, and Joliet means "pretty". Joliet is an alternate form of Jolie (French): actress Angelina Jolie.


ASSOCIATED WITH pretty (beautiful)


VARIANT Joliette

RELATIONS VIA JOLIE Jolee, Joleigh, Joley, Joli, Jolietta, Joly



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How popular is Joliet?

Joliet is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#115489 out of 150436, Top 77%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Jolee (#1560 IN 2018) and Jolie (#699) are the prominent varying forms of Joliet (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) listed in the Top 2000. These relations of Joliet were favored by parents in 2008 and have remained as common to this day. Jolie is the most contemporarily stylish girl name in this compilation. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Similar Names

Joliet is alike in pronunciation to Jolette, Juliet, Juliett, Juliette and Julyet. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Arlet, Briet, Collet, Jacie, Jadien, Jafit, Jaline, Jaliza, Janie, Janit, Jannet, Jenie, Jennet, Jilian, Jillie, Jinnet, Jobeth, Jobie, Joci, Jocinta, Jodee, Jodie, Joeleen, Joelle, Joellen, Joi, Joia, Joie, Jolaine, Jolan, Jolana, Jolanta, Jolean, Joleen, Joleesa, Joleta, Joletta, Jolin, Jolina, Joline, Jolisa, Jolise, Jolissa, Jolyne, Jone, Jonet, Joni, Jonie, Joolie, Jorie, Josee, Josie, Josina, Joyce, Joycie, Joyse, Judie, Juleen, Julia, Juliaeta (see Julia), Julie, Julieta, Julietta, Julisa, Julita, Julitta, Riet, Robinet, Viollet and Yolie. These names tend to be more frequently used than Joliet.

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