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Thread: Violette or Juliette??
July 11th, 2013 04:11 PM #11Jude Melchior-Damian Joseph-Luke William-Peter Sebastian-Charles Dominic-Blaise Gilead
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July 11th, 2013 04:15 PM #13Senior Member
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For me I prefer Violette too Juliette. Violette is really elegant, demure and adds a shiny femininity to Violet (even though I do prefer Violet) whereas Juliette is just far to fussy and over the top. Juliet is already a very elegant, feminine choice. Juliet even oozes feminine connotations due to Shakespeare's play and she's already gorgeous - I think the extra letters just adds fuss which isn't needed - thus I dislike Juliette but love Juliet. Whereas I think Violette is gorgeous!
July 11th, 2013 08:28 PM #15
I much prefer the dramatic, stunning and romantic-sounding Juliette. I know it's a Nameberry favourite but I just can't get into Violet; it seems harsh to me. In both cases though, I like the more streamlined -et ending better.
maltwin1, you pronounce Juliet and Juliette [very] differently? I say them both joo-lee-ETT... thinking about it Juliette could be more like zhoo-lee-ETT though. Is that what you meant?~Love names, literature, royals and horses~ <3
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July 11th, 2013 09:47 PM #17My name is Erin. I am 21 years old and I have loved baby names since I was 10.
Girl names: Juliette Grace, Amelia Ruby, Felicity Kate (or Wren), Lydia Charlotte, Melody Hope, Stella Evangeline, Elena (?), Katrina Evelyn, Amira (?), Eliza Audrey
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July 11th, 2013 11:53 PM #19Senior Member
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Juliette spelling pronounced it the exact same way as if it were Juliet. I'm not sure if that was an error on their part or if it is truly just a different spelling of the same name. Violet and Violette, however, I have heard as very different. I'd heard Violette on a tv show recently (Mr. Selfridge) and I was curious about it so I looked it up. From everything I've read it is totally different pronunciation from Violet. I believe the nameberry page mentions this also. I actually haven't looked up Juliette so I'd be curious to see what it says about its pronunciation.