What does Julie mean?
Julie \j(u)-lie\ as a girls' name is pronounced JOO-lee, ZHOO-lee. It is of French origin. Diminutive of Julia (Latin) "youthful; Jove's child". Imported from France in the 1920s. Strindberg used the name in this 1888 tragedy "Miss Julie". Actresses Julie Andrews, Julie Harris, Julie Walters, Julie Kavner; cookbook author Julee Rosso; pop singer Julee Cruise.
Julie▼ has 39 more different forms via Julia: Giulia, Giuliana▲, Giulianna, Giulianne, Giulietta, Jiulia, Joleta, Joletta, Jolette, Julaine, Julayna, Juleen, Julena, Juli▼, Juliaeta, Juliaetta, Juliana▲, Juliane, Juliann, Julianne▼, Juliet▲, Julieta, Julietta, Juliette▲, Julina, Juline, Julinka, Juliska, Julissa▲, Julita, Julitta, Julyana, Julyanna, Julyet, Julyetta, Julyette, Julyne, Yulia and Yuliya.
Julie is a very prominent first name for women (#52 out of 4276, Top 1%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Julie for girls. Julie reached its peak position of #18 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, and is presently at #409. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the girl name Julie and related names. Prominent related forms of Julie (#409 last year) appearing in the Top 1000 are Giuliana (#373 last year), Jolette, Juli, Julia (#86), Juliana (#157), Juliann, Julianne (#901), Juliet (#258), Julieta (#961), Juliette (#255) and Julissa (#499). This girl name was at the top of its popularity in the year 2011 and is almost as popular today, but with the versions Juli, Julianne and Julie becoming less stylish. The most trendy girl names in this list are Giuliana (#373), Juliana (#157), Juliet (#258), Juliette (#255) and Julissa (#499), with Juliet and Juliette going through a revival in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)