Name Juliet Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Juliet


Juliet is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Juliet?

Juliet is an English variant of the French name Julietta and the Italian name Giulietta, both diminutives of the name Julia. Julia itself is a feminine form of the masculine name Julius, which was originally a Roman family name and may be of Greek origin. It is related to the Roman god Jupiter as well. One of the most famous members of the family was Gaius Julius Caesar.

What does the name Juliet mean?

Juliet means “of the family of the Julii” and “dedicated to Jupiter” or “devoted to Jove” (from Latin “Iovilius”). Besides, Juliet means “downy-bearded” or “corn sheaf” (from ancient Greek “íoulos/ἴουλος”).

Pronunciation of Juliet

Variants of the name Juliet


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Popularity of the name Juliet

The name Juliet is ranked #2174 overall.

Juliet in the Top 50 Names

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