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What does Juno mean?

Juno Pronunciation of Juno [juno] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Juno is "queen of heaven". Roman mythology: Juno was the equivalent of Hera in classical mythology, and the protector of women and of marriage; hence June is known as the bridal month. In modern times, "Junoesque" is used for tall women with curvy figures.

Associated with: queen, heaven, roman, mythology, classical (medieval), protector (defender), modern.


Juno has 4 variants: Juneau, Juneaux, Junia and Junot.

3 more related forms via June: Junae, Junel and Junita.

Creative forms:
(female) Junoa, Juny, ..

(male) Juad, Jume, ..

Middle name pairings:
Juno Reese (J.R.), ..

How popular is Juno?

Juno is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a very prominent last name for all people (#52077 out of 150436, Top 35%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. June (#280 from recent data), Junia and Junita are the popular related forms of Juno (not in Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Junae, are uncommon. These forms of Juno reached the peak of their popularity a century ago (average #1184) and are now much less common (#1426, 83% less usage), with the form June becoming less in vogue. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of June, Junia, Junita in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Juno and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Juno is alike in pronunciation to Gina, Jaena, Jaina, Jana, Janae, Janah, Janee, Janie, Janny, Jayni, Jeana, Jenai, Jenay, Jenee, Jenni, Jenny, Jiana, Jinae, Jinia, Jinna, Jinni, Jonay, Jonee, Joni and Jonie. Other recommended names are Jan, Jane, Jann, Janot, Jen, Jenn, Jin, Jinx, Jo, Jone, Juana, Judi, Judy, Juli, July, Jyn and Jynx. These names tend to be more commonly used than Juno.

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