Ioulitta or Ioulita

Ioulitta is a female Greek name that was used in Greece since the early Medieval years. It is considered a name of Venetian origin, therefore the existence of the Venetians in Greece since the 13th century obviously affected and influenced the language as well. Ioulitta is also spelled Ioulita, with just one -t.

female name ioulitaSound of name Ioulitta: Ee-oo-leé- tah

Male Version of name Ioulitta: N/A

Nameday of Ioulitta: July 15th

Origin of name Ioulitta – Agia Ioulitta (St Ioulitta)

Ioulitta was a woman who lived during the time of Diocletian. She was a very serious and composed woman,  who lost her husband early. She refused to get married again, despite the numerous proposals. When Diocletian started prosecuting the Christians, she took her young son and left to Tarsus, where she was arrested by the ruler Alexander of Tarsus. He tried to make her become pagan but she refused. Then Alexander killed her son in front of her, and Ioulitta suffered a terrible death as well, since she was decapitated. The Orthodox church declared her a Saint, celebrating the nameday of Ioulitta on July 15th.

Nicknames deriving from name Ioulitta

Ioulitta features a few nicknames and diminutives, such as Lia, Ioulia (not to be confused with the main name Ioulia), Youla, Youlitta, Youlia, Youlitti.

The Names’ Fairy reveals the meaning of name Ioulitta

Ioulitta is a woman with immense love for the arts; she is considered very warm hearted and she is a very good mother and supporter for her family and friends.

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