Julietta Name Meaning & Origin

Julietta

Pronunciation: khoo-lee-EH-tə (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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1285 Julietta (1933 QF) is a Main-belt Asteroid discovered on August 21, 1933 by E. Delporte at Uccle.

Personal experiences with the name Julietta: | Edit

My daughter was born on the International Youth day(August,12).
We picked this name cause it means youthful and I think it had influenced her to be a very happy and easygoing baby girl.
It is a very sweet and feminine name.

Nicknames for Julietta: | Edit

Juju, Julie, Lily, Etta.

Meanings and history of the name Julietta: | Edit

The name Julietta is of Latin origin and originally meant 'youthful, Jove's child.' The diminutive suffix 'et' or 'ette' in French, means small, or cute, making Julietta a diminutive form of the name Julie or Julia. Many variants of the name exist in various languages (Julie,Juliet, Juliette, Giuletta, Juliaetta, Julieta, Juliett, Juliette, Julyet, Julette, -et ).

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Saint Julietta (also known as Julitta (Greek: Ἰουλίττα)) and her son Saint Quiricus (also known as Kērykos (Greek: Κήρυκος), Cyriacus, Qyriacus, Cyricus, Ciricus and Cyr) were martyred in AD 304 in Tarsus.

There are a few churches in England dedicated to Saint Quiricus and Saint Julietta, including one found at Tickenham4 and another at Swaffham Prior, in Cambridgeshire. In Cornwall, they can be found in the villages of Luxulyan and St Veep, and there was also once a chapel at Calstock dedicated to these two saints.

Julietta in song, story & screen: | Edit

Julietta is an opera by Bohuslav Martinů, who also wrote the libretto, which is based on the play Juliette, ou La clé des songes (Juliette, or The Key of Dreams) by the French author Georges Neveux.

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