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Meaning and Origin

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From Italian Giulietta, diminutive form of Giulia (“Julia”), from Julius, a Roman family name. Cognate with French Juliette.

  1. A female given name.
  2. One of the main characters of William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet.
  3. A woman who is or is with a great lover.
  4. By analogy with the Shakespearean character, a woman who is in love with a man from a family, party, or country opposing that of her own.
  5. (astronomy) The sixth moon of the planet Uranus.
  6. The letter J in the ICAO spelling alphabet.

Notable Persons Named Juliet

Juliet Simms is a rock music, acoustic music, and alternative rock musician. She plays Electronic keyboard, Guitar, and Vocals. She was most active from 2003 to present. Juliet was given the name Juliet Nicole Simms on February 26th, 1986.

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Juliet Rylance is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 2003. Juliet was given the name Juliet van Kampen on July 26th, 1979 in London.

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Juliet Huddy is a television personality and anchor. Juliet was given the name Juliet AnnMarie Huddy on September 27th, 1969 in Miami Beach, Florida, U.S.

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Juliet Mills is an actress. She was most active from 1942 to present. Juliet was given the name Juliet Maryon Mills by her parents John Mills and Mary Hayley Bell on November 21st, 1941 in London, England, UK.

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Anne Perry is an author. Anne was given the name Juliet Marion Hulme on October 28th, 1938 in Blackheath, London, England.

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Juliet Stevenson is an actor. She has had major accomplishments since 1978. Juliet was born on October 30th, 1956 in Kelvedon, Essex, England.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Juliet

Lady Rhys-Williams DBE, DStJ Juliet was a politician and writer. Lady was born in 1898. She passed away in 1964.

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How popular is the baby name Juliet in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 10 10 0
1881 9 9 0
1882 7 7 0
1883 10 10 0
1884 13 13 0
1885 9 9 0
1886 24 24 0
1887 11 11 0
1888 12 12 0
1889 7 7 0
1890 15 15 0
1891 6 6 0
1892 11 11 0
1893 11 11 0
1894 16 16 0
1895 20 20 0
1896 22 22 0
1897 19 19 0
1898 15 15 0
1899 17 17 0
1900 16 16 0
1901 17 17 0
1902 23 23 0
1903 15 15 0
1904 21 21 0
1905 16 16 0
1906 24 24 0
1907 34 34 0
1908 30 30 0
1909 30 30 0
1910 24 24 0
1911 41 41 0
1912 42 42 0
1913 49 49 0
1914 74 74 0
1915 66 66 0
1916 99 99 0
1917 85 85 0
1918 100 100 0
1919 81 81 0
1920 95 95 0
1921 83 83 0
1922 78 78 0
1923 90 90 0
1924 92 92 0
1925 76 76 0
1926 88 88 0
1927 68 68 0
1928 67 67 0
1929 66 66 0
1930 50 50 0
1931 59 59 0
1932 63 63 0
1933 46 46 0
1934 38 38 0
1935 53 53 0
1936 43 43 0
1937 73 73 0
1938 84 84 0
1939 69 69 0
1940 80 80 0
1941 88 88 0
1942 78 78 0
1943 82 82 0
1944 89 89 0
1945 64 64 0
1946 91 91 0
1947 80 80 0
1948 81 81 0
1949 90 90 0
1950 94 94 0
1951 93 93 0
1952 93 93 0
1953 103 103 0
1954 126 126 0
1955 122 122 0
1956 124 124 0
1957 154 154 0
1958 131 131 0
1959 153 153 0
1960 172 172 0
1961 196 196 0
1962 244 244 0
1963 215 215 0
1964 200 200 0
1965 205 205 0
1966 193 193 0
1967 185 185 0
1968 182 182 0
1969 291 291 0
1970 393 393 0
1971 370 370 0
1972 256 256 0
1973 245 245 0
1974 203 203 0
1975 218 218 0
1976 159 159 0
1977 141 141 0
1978 154 154 0
1979 177 177 0
1980 182 182 0
1981 179 179 0
1982 171 171 0
1983 165 165 0
1984 127 127 0
1985 168 168 0
1986 139 139 0
1987 146 146 0
1988 146 146 0
1989 181 181 0
1990 156 156 0
1991 175 175 0
1992 168 168 0
1993 167 167 0
1994 176 176 0
1995 171 171 0
1996 244 244 0
1997 365 365 0
1998 397 397 0
1999 396 396 0
2000 405 405 0
2001 460 460 0
2002 428 428 0
2003 452 452 0
2004 422 422 0
2005 484 484 0
2006 503 503 0
2007 609 609 0
2008 697 697 0
2009 1,022 1,022 0
2010 1,142 1,142 0
2011 1,275 1,275 0
2012 1,271 1,271 0
2013 1,329 1,329 0
2014 1,268 1,268 0
2015 1,354 1,354 0
2016 1,395 1,395 0
2017 1,378 1,378 0

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Popularity of Juliet as a first name

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Popularity of Juliet as a last name

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Common last names for Juliet

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  • Johnson
  • Jones
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  • Williams
  • White
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  • Hamilton

Fun Facts about the name Juliet

  • How Popular is the name Juliet? Juliet is the 1,412th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Juliet have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 28,860 babies born with the first name Juliet in the United States. That's more than enough people named Juliet to occupy the territory of Aland Islands (Finland) with an estimated population of 28,355 (as of December 31, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Juliet? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Juliet first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Juliet is Wednesday, July 31st, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Juliet born? The highest recorded use of the first name Juliet was in 2016 with a total of 1,395 babies. That's a lot of babies named Juliet!
  • Random Juliet Factoid: According to the 1961 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Juliet is not a popular baby girl's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 1961.
  • Weird things about the name Juliet: Your name in reverse order is Teiluj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iltuej. How do you pronounce that?

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