What does Julia mean?
Julia [ju-lia] as a girls' 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 seldom found 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.Creative forms:
(female) Jolia, Juslia, ..
(male) Middle name pairings:
Julia Adelaide (J.A.), ..
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. Demographics)
Julia reached its highest rank of #27 in the U.S. in 2001, and is at #89 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Giulia, Giuliana (#463 from current records), Giulianna, Jolette, Julee, Juli, Juliana (#168), Juliane, Juliann, Julianne (#898), Julie (#453), Julienne, Juliet (#240), Julieta (#804), Julietta (#1675), Juliette (#226) and Julissa (#548) are the prominent variation forms of Julia (#89 from current records). Adoption of these relations of Julia was more pronounced in the 1960s (adoption of 1.5%) and is now much lower (adoption 0.7%, ▼53%). Julia is the steady favorite, though Julieta has gained in usage, while versions like Julia are now somewhat dated.
Julia▼ is pronounced similarly to Gelya, Giula, Giullia, Jalea, Jayla, Jeyla, Jilli, Jillie, Jilly, Jiuliya, Jiyulia, Joela, Joella, Jola, Jolee, Joley, Joli, Jolie▲, Joly, Joolie, Jullee, Jullia, Jullie, Jully and July. Other suggested similar names are Alia▲, Allia, Auria, Belia, Delia▼, Dulsia, Dumia, Eulia, Fulvia, Halia, Helia, Illia, Jalin, Jalisa▼, Jelina, Jelka, Jilian, Jinia, Jioia, Jocia, Jolin, Jolina, Jolisa, Juana, Judi▼, Judit, Judita, Julisa▼, Julisha, Junia, Junita, Justa, Kalia, Lalia, Lelia▼, Lilia▲, Lucia▲, Malia, Melia, Nelia, Nubia, Olia, Pelia, Rubia, Selia, Silia, Talia▲, Tulia, Tullia and Zalia. These names tend to be less frequently used than Julia.See names in meaning and etymology.