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NN for Juliet/Juliette

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Spice17 Tue 25-Sep-12 19:57:01

Hi all

Apart from 'Ju' is there another NN for Juliet/Juliette?

I really like this name but a dear cousin was called Julie and sadly died and everyone called her Ju, so wouldn't feel right.

Also, which spelling is best?

Many thanks!

UnChartered Tue 25-Sep-12 19:58:58

Jules is a popular NN for either spelling smile

HenriettaChicken Tue 25-Sep-12 20:00:04

I prefer Juliette. It's a beautiful name.

As for NN, I know a Jules. Alternatively you could make something up from the 2nd half of the name ('liette' could become Leah/Letty)

reddaisy Tue 25-Sep-12 20:00:42

Jet which I think is cool

delilah88 Tue 25-Sep-12 20:02:43

Those are both lovely names. Jules I like as a nn. And Jet! Very 'gladiators'!

eatyourveg Tue 25-Sep-12 20:13:12

I know a Violet who is Lettie but reckon Lettie for Juliet would work well too

nbee84 Tue 25-Sep-12 20:23:33

My niece Juliet is often called Etty. And as her middle name is Elizabeth her parents call her Etty Betty grin

Diamond7 Tue 25-Sep-12 20:24:59

Jules/Jooles

Like Etty!

HenriettaChicken Tue 25-Sep-12 20:25:30

I think Ettie is beautiful.

rachel1970 Wed 26-Sep-12 14:25:34

Julie would be the obvious nickname for me.

rachel1970 Wed 26-Sep-12 14:25:56

Jules sounds masculine, a common nickname for Julian.

Jeezimacasalinga Wed 26-Sep-12 15:20:22

Our Giulia (Italian spelling of Julia) is called Juju by her brother and sister (don't know if I recommend this hmm) and dh calls her Giulietta (Julietta) which is apparently how it's 'shortened' in Italy. Except of course it isn't shorter..... Probably not been very helpful have I? Good luck!

StellaNova Wed 26-Sep-12 15:22:12

I don't think Jules sounds masculine, I know loads of Jools/ Jules - there's Jools Oliver for one

StellaNova Wed 26-Sep-12 15:22:39

Er, not that I know her personally...

Diamond7 Wed 26-Sep-12 16:15:53

I don't think Jules in masculine either. Only ever know female's called Jules. 2 to be precise.

HiHowAreYou Thu 27-Sep-12 10:23:24

I like Etta.

CharlieCoCo Thu 27-Sep-12 18:41:12

Jule as in jewel or lettie

charlottehere Thu 27-Sep-12 18:44:16

I know a lovley Juliett nn Ettie.

birdofthenorth Thu 27-Sep-12 20:12:08

Lovely gorgeous name. Prefer Juliet.

Like Jules, Juju, Ettie as nns- but they will come naturally.

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