Juliet
Origin/Usage
Latin
Pronunciation
JOO-lee-et
Meaning
Soft-haired
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Juliet is a variant of Julia. Julia originates in Latin language and means "soft-haired". It is a feminine form of Julius. Julia was the name of a character in the Bible, as well as the name of several martyrs and saints, including Julia of Corsica and Julia of Merida. It is also the character in Shakespeare's play The Gentlemen of Verona. In the English-speaking countries it has been regularly used since the 18th century and has always been one of the most popular feminine given names in the United States. It was popularized by the American actress Julia Roberts. It functions as a surname as well. Juliet was first used by Shakespeare in his tragedy Romeo and Juliet.

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Juliet Stevenson - actress
Juliet Landau - actress
Juliet Mills - actress
Juliet - jazz artist

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