Origin: Latin

Meaning: the English form of Juliette, a French diminutive of Julie, from Julia, the feminine form of Julius, a Roman family name possibly deriving from Greek ioulos meaning "downy-bearded"; or it could be related to the Roman god Jupiter, meaning "heavenly father" or "sky father" from dyeus (shine, sky) and pater (father).

It could also be an Anglicized spelling of Giulietta, the Italian diminutive of Giulia, ultiately coming from Julia.

Nicknames: Julie, Etta, Etty, Jules, Letta

  • Giulietta (Italian)
  • Juliette
  • Julie
  • Julia
  • Juliet


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