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July (girl)

What does July mean?

July Pronunciation of July [ju-ly] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name July) has the meaning "youthful; Jove's child". July is a version of Julie (French, Latin): form of Julia.

Associated with: youthful.


July has 2 variants: Julee and Juley.

4 more different relations via Julie: Jooley, Jullee, Jullie and Jully.

Creative forms:
(female) Jaly, Jely, ..

(male) Jume, Juth, ..

Middle name pairings:
July Viktoria (J.V.), ..

How popular is July?

July is a rare first name for females but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#39946 out of 150436, Top 27%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of July (unlisted) are Julee and Julie (#453 in 2015). These forms of July were favored by parents during 1960-1969 (median #676) and have become significantly less widespread since, with the version Julie becoming less stylish. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Julee, Julie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

July is pronounced similarly to Gelya, Giula, Jalea, Jayla, Jeyla, Jilli, Jilly, Jiulia, Jiuliya, Joela, Joelly, Joely, Jola, Jolee, Joley, Joli, Jolie, Joly, Juli, Julia and Jullia. Other suggested similar names are Ally, Arly, Daly, Eily, Elly, Jacy, Jady, Jalyn, Jany, Jay, Jery, Jey, Jil, Jill, Joby, Jody, Joey, Jolyn, Josy, Joy, Judey, Judi, Judy, Judye, Julyet (see Julia), Julyne (see Julia), June, Juno, Justy, Jyl, Jyll, Kaly, Lily, Pauly, Truly and Tully. These names tend to be more commonly used than July.

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