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Julietta

Julietta is a variant of Juliet which ultimately comes from Julius, an Ancient Roman family name of uncertain meaning though it could possibly be derived from Greek ioulos meaning “downy-bearded”, implying someone who was youthful. It could also be related to Iovis, the older form of Latin Iuppiter (Jupiter), the name of the chief god in the Roman pantheon. His name is derived from Indo-European *Dyeus-paterpater meaning “father” while dyeus means “shine; sky” via PIE *dyḗws (sky, heaven; sky god) so the name essentially means “sky father” or “god- father; heavenly father”.

Julietta could also be an anglicized form of Giulietta, the Italian form of Giulia (Julia).

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

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Variants:

  • Juliette (French, English)
  • Juliet (English
  • Julia (Ancient Roman, English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Spanish, Polish, Finnish, Russian, Ukrainian)
  • Iulia (Ancient Roman)
  • Julie (French, English, Czech, Danish, Norwegian, German, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese)
  • Júlia (Portuguese, Catalan, Hungarian, Slovak)
  • Julija (Croatian, Slovene, Lithuanuan)
  • Julia (Russian, Ukrainian)
  • Yuliya (Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian)
  • Yulia (Russian, Ukrainian)
  • Ghjulia (Corsican)
  • Xulia (Galician)
  • Iúile (Irish)
  • Giulia (Italian)
  • Giulietta (Italian diminutive of Giulia)
  • Giuliana (Italian)
  • Jūlija (Latvian)
  • Juliet (English)
  • Juliette (French, English)
  • Julitta
  • Julianna (English, Hungarian, Polish)
  • Juliana (English, Dutch, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Ancient Roman)
  • Iuliana (Ancient Roman, Romanian)
  • Julienne (French)
  • Juliane (German, French)
  • Yuliana (Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian)
  • Yulianna (Russian)
  • Ulyana (Russian, Ukrainian)
  • Uliana (Russian, Ukrainian)
  • Julijana (Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian)
  • Gillian (English)
  • Jillian (English)
  • Julissa (English)

 

Male forms:

  • Julius (Ancient Roman, English, German, Finnish, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian
  • Iulius (Ancient Roman)
  • Julian (Polish, German, English)
  • Iulian (Romanian)
  • Július (Slovak)
  • Julio (Spanish)
  • Júlio (Portuguese)
  • Xulio (Galician)
  • Giulio (Italian)
  • Jules (French)
  • Juliusz (Polish)
  • Iuliu (Romanian)
  • Yuli (Russian)
  • Yuliy (Russian)
  • Julij (Slovene)
  • Giuliano (Italian)
  • Iulianus (Ancient Roman)
  • Julen (Basque)
  • Yulian (Russian, Bulgarian)
  • Julyan (English)
  • Jolyon (English)
  • Julien (French)
  • Xián (Galician)
  • Julián (Spanish)

 

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