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Meaning and name origin

Julia \j(u)-lia\ as a girl's name is pronounced joo-lee-AH, zhoo-lee-AH. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Julia is "youthful; Jove's child". 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.


Variations

Julia has 43 variant forms: 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.


Popularity

Julia is a very popular first name for females (#89 out of 4276, Top 2%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#19120 out of 88799, Top 22%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Julia for girls. Julia reached its highest rank of #27 in the U.S. in 2001 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Julia name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Julia outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Julia and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Julia (#86), Juliana (#157), Juliette (#255), Juliet (#258), Giuliana (#373), Julie (#409), Julissa (#499), Julianne (#901), Julieta (#961), Juliann, Jolette and Juli. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Giuliana, Jolette, Juli, Julia, Juliana, Juliann, Julianne, Julie, Juliet, Julieta in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Juliette, Julissa in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Julia, Juliana, Julianne, Julie, Juliet, Juliette outside U.S.


Similar Names

Julia is also 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 commonly used than Julia.

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