Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. joo-lee-EHT
, 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).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesIulia, Julia(Ancient Roman) Yulia, Yuliya(Belarusian) Julia(Biblical) Yuliya(Bulgarian) Júlia(Catalan) Ghjulia(Corsican) Julija(Croatian) Julie(Czech) Julia, Julie, Lilli(Danish) Julia, Julie, Juul, Lia, Lieke(Dutch) Julia(Finnish) Julie, Juliette(French) Xulia(Galician) Julia, Julie, Lia(German) Julitta(History) Júlia, Juli, Juliska, Lili(Hungarian) Iúile(Irish) Giulia, Giulietta(Italian) Jūlija(Latvian) Julija(Lithuanian) Julia, Julie(Norwegian) Julia, Julita(Polish) Júlia, Julieta, Julinha(Portuguese) Iulia(Romanian) Julia, Juliya, Yulia, Yuliya(Russian) Júlia(Slovak) Julija(Slovene) Julia, Julieta(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)

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Entry updated November 16, 2019