"little pretty one"

Joliet Origin and Meaning

The name Joliet is girl's name meaning "little pretty one".
Juliet sound-alike Joliet actually derives from the name Jolie, and was historically a term of endearment, later a surname. It's an attractive alternative to Juliet names and could work to honor a Joe or Joseph in your life.

The city of Joliet, Illinois, was originally Juliet, after the founder's daughter, and then changed to honor explorer Louis Jolliet. The neighboring city of Romeoville soon followed.

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