Meaning and Name Origin
July is a rare first name for females but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#18636 out of 88799, Top 21%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of July and related names. The only prominent varying form of July (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000 is Julie (#409 in 2014). This girl name reached the peak of its popularity during the years 1960-1969 and has become significantly less widespread since, with the version Julie becoming less stylish. (2014 Birth Statistics)
July is pronounced similarly to Jilly, Joely, Jola, Joley, Joli, Joly, Juli▼ and Julia. Other suggested similar baby names are Jil, Jill▼, Judy▼, Jyl and Jyll. These names tend to be more commonly used than July.