What does Julia mean?
Feminine of Julius. Used among the early Christians, but rare in the Middle Ages. Chef Julia Child; opera celebrity Julia Migenes; actresses Julia Ormond, Julia Roberts, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Julia Stiles.
Julia has 43 variants: Giulia, Giuliana▲, Giulianna, Giulianne, Giulietta, Jiulia, Joleta, Joletta, Jolette, Julaine, Julayna, Julee, Juleen, Julena, Juley, Juli▼, Juliaeta, Juliaetta, Juliana▲, Juliane, Juliann, Julianne▼, Julie▼, Julienne, Juliet▲, Julieta, Julietta, Juliette▲, Julina, Juline, Julinka, Juliska, Julissa▲, Julita, Julitta, Julyana, Julyanna, Julyet, Julyetta, Julyette, Julyne, Yulia and Yuliya.Kreatif forms: Jalia, Jolia. [more]
How popular is Julia?
Julia is a very prominent first name for females (#89 out of 4276, Top 2%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#24386 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Julia for girls. Julia reached its highest rank of #27 in the U.S. in 2001, and is at #86 presently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Giuliana (#373 2 years ago), Jolette, Juli, Juliana (#157), Juliann, Julianne (#901), Julie (#409), Juliet (#258), Julieta (#961), Juliette (#255) and Julissa (#499) are the prominent variation forms of Julia (#86 2 years ago). Adoption of these relations of Julia was more pronounced in the year 2011 (usage of 0.4448%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.4251%, ▼4.4%). Julia is the steady favorite, while Giuliana has gained in usage, and Julie used to be popular. Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Julia and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Julia is pronounced similarly to Jalea, Jiuliya, Jiyulia, Jola, Joli, Jolie▼, Jullia, Jullie, Jully and July. Other suggested similar baby names are Eulia, Julisa, Junia and Tulia. These names tend to be less frequently used than Julia.