What does Julie mean?
Julie \j(u)-lie\ as a girls' name is pronounced JOO-lee, ZHOO-lee. It is of French and Latin origin, and the meaning of Julie is "youthful; Jove's child". Diminutive of Julia. 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%) and a slightly less prominent surname for both adults and children (#94676 out of 150436, Top 63%). (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)
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). These girl names were at the top of their popularity in 2011 (usage of 0.4448%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.4251%, down 4.4%), 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), and there is also a revival in birth name usage for Juliet and Juliette. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the girl name Julie and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)