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GenderFeminine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.joo-lee-ET
, JOOL-yət
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Meaning & History

Anglicized form of JULIETTE or GIULIETTA. This spelling was first used by Shakespeare for the lover of Romeo in his play 'Romeo and Juliet' (1596).
Masculine FormJulius
Other Languages & CulturesIulia, Julia Ancient Roman Julia Biblical Yuliya Bulgarian Júlia Catalan Ghjulia Corsican Julija Croatian Julie Czech Julia, Julie Danish Julia, Julie, Lia, Lieke Dutch Julia Finnish Julie, Juliette French Xulia Galician Julia, Julie German Julitta History Júlia, Juli, Juliska, Lili Hungarian Iúile Irish Giulia, Giulietta Italian Jūlija Latvian Julija Lithuanian Julia, Julie Norwegian Julia, Julita Polish Júlia, Julie, Julinha Portuguese Iulia Romanian Julia, Juliya, Yulia, Yuliya Russian Júlia Slovak Julija Slovene Julia, Julie Spanish Julia Swedish Julia, Juliya, Yulia, Yuliya Ukrainian

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Depiction of Shakespeare's Juliet by John William Waterhouse (1898)Depiction of Shakespeare's Juliet by John William Waterhouse (1898)

Categories

actresses, anglicizations, Discworld characters, fictional characters, literature, moons of Uranus, NATO phonetic alphabet, Shakespearean characters, song titles, storms, Westworld characters
Entry updated July 2, 2017