Juliet: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Juliet

Juliet

Pronunciation: joo-lee-EHT (key)

Origin of the name Juliet:

English form of the French Juliette, which is a diminutive form of Julie (downy-bearded, youth). The name is borne by the heroine of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, a famous tragedy about star-crossed lovers.

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Juliet is J in the NATO phonetic alphabet

One of my all-time favorite girl-girl twin combos is Juliet Frances and Margaret Rose.

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I'm having twin girls and We intend to name them Juliet Michelle and Scarlett Eleanor after the books and the Beatles songs, Literary First Names, Musical Middle Names

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- Jules
- Jewel
- Ju
- JuJu
- Jet (a contraction of the beginning and ending sounds, my daughter adores her nickname), also Jett or Jette
- Lettie
- Little J
- Julie

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Famous real-life people named Juliet: | Edit

- Juliet Simms: American singer featured on the singing competition "The Voice" in 2012
- Juliet Prowse: South African dancer
- Juliet Huddy: American journalist
- Juliet Landau: American actress
- Juliette Lewis: Academy Award- and Golden Globe-nominated American actress and singer. She has starred in movies such as "Cape Fear," "What's Eating Gilbert Grape," "Natural Born Killers," "The Evening Star," and "From Dusk Till Dawn."

Juliet in song, story & screen: | Edit

- Juliet Capulet: Heroine of Shakespeare's play "Romeo and Juliet".
- Juliet Burke: A character on the TV series "Lost".
- Juliet O'Hara: A detective for the Santa Barbra Police on the TV series "Psych".
- Juliet "Jules" Paxton: a central character in the movie "Bend It Like Beckham" played by Keira Knightley.
- Juliet: character in the film "Love Actually" played by Keira Knightley.
- "Juliet of the Spirits": A 1965 surrealist drama directed by Federico Fellini.
- "Letters to Juliet": A 2010 movie starring Amanda Seyfried, Chris Egan, Vanessa Redgrave, Gael García Bernal, and Franco Nero.
- "Juliet Of The Spirits": A song by The B-52s.
- "Check Yes Juliet": A song by the band We the Kings.
- "Love Story": A song by Taylor Swift features a Juliet as the protagonist.

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