French from Latin
"little Julia"

Juliette Origin and Meaning

The name Juliette is a girl's name of French origin meaning "little Julia".

Juliette, pronounced with the emphasis on the last syllable, adds a little something extra to Juliet. In the past years it has been rising up the chart.

Juliet originated in the Middle Ages as a diminutive form of Julian, then a predominantly female name. It ultimately derives from Julius, a Roman family name. Its origin is shrouded in history, but possible roots include Latin iuvenis, meaning "youthful"; Greek ioulos, meaning "downy-bearded"; or Jovis, a form of Jupiter, which means "sky father".

# 160 in the US

Juliette Rank in US Top 1000

# 345 on Nameberry

Juliette Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Juliette Popularity

Famous People Named Juliette

  • Juliette LewisAmerican actress
  • Juliette Stalens BinocheFrench actress
  • Juliette GrecoFrench actress/singer
  • Juliette Rose GogliaAmerican actress
  • Juliette Gordon LowAmerican founder of the Girl Scouts of the USA
  • JeanneFrançoise Julie Adélaïde "Juliette" Récamier, French salon hostess
  • Juliette (Noureddine)French singer
  • Juliette (Augustina Sysak Cavazzi)Canadian singer
  • Juliette Paxton Atkinson (Buxton)American tennis player
  • Juliette MaynielFrench actress
  • Juliette Besson (b. 1987)daughter of director Luc Besson and actress Anne Parillaud
  • Juliette Loraine Gauntt (b. 1997)daughter of actress Janine Turner
  • Juliette Delldaughter of Dell founder Michael Dell
  • Juliette Lemley (b. 2002)daughter of actress Sophie Marceau and producer Jim Lemley
  • Juliette MacArthur Rappaportdaughter of actor James MacArthur
  • Juliette Rose Willis8th child (5th daughter) of the family band, The Willis Clan
  • Juliette FretteAmerican model, Playmate of the Month for June 2008

Juliette in Pop Culture

  • "Juliette"song by Little Feat
  • "Juliette" novel by the Marquis de Sade
  • Juliette Silvertoncharacter on TV's "Grimm"
  • Juliette Ferrarscharacter in "Shatter Me" by Tahereh Mafi
  • Juliette "Jules" Paxtoncharacter in movie "Bend it Like Beckham"
  • "Juliette & Jonathan"song by Lotta Engberg
  • Juliette and the LicksAmerican rock band led by Juliette Lewis
  • "Mademoiselle Juliette"song by Alizee
  • "Juliette" song by Shinee
  • Juliette Waybournea character on TV's "Higher Ground"
  • Juliette "Julie" Andromeda Maocharacter in "The Expanse" book/TV series
  • Juliette Barnescharacter on TV's "Nashville"