Jolie - Meaning of Jolie
[ 2 syll. jo-lie, jol-ie ] The baby girl name Jolie is pronounced in English as JHOW-Liy or in French as ZHow-LIY †. Jolie is used chiefly in French and English. Its origin is English and French. French origin, English use: The name could be from the French word 'jolie', or else it could have developed as a form of other names such as Julia, Julie, or Juliana.
In addition, Jolie is a familiar form of the name Jolene (English) in the French language.
Jolie has 20 variants. Variants of Jolie include Joely, Jolea, Jolee, Joleen, Joleigh, Jolena, Joley, Joli (used in French as well), Jolien, Joliet, Jolietta, Joliette, Jolina, Joline, Jolleen, Jollene, Jolli, Jollie, Jolly, and Joly.
Variant forms share the origin and meaning of Jolie.
Jolie is a rather popular baby girl name. The name's popularity increased from the 1990s up to the 2000s. Its usage peaked modestly in 2008 with 0.026% of baby girls being named Jolie. It was #564 in rank then. The baby name has slipped in popularity since then. In 2018, its usage was 0.022% and its ranking #699. Among the family of girl names directly related to Jolie, Jolene was the most regularly used. In 2018, it was 67% more popular than Jolie.
† Pronunciation for Jolie: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; ZH as in "beige (B.EY.ZH"