What does Jules mean?
Jules /ju-les/ [1 syll.] as a boys' name is of French origin. Variant of Julius. Author Jules Verne; playwright Jules Feiffer.
Related boy name: Julian.
How popular is Jules?
Jules is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#882 out of 1220, Top 72%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#13584 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Jules for boys. Jules reached its top position of #434 in the U.S. during 1900-1909, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Jule, Julian (#47 the previous year), Julio (#452) and Julius (#309) are the popular related forms of Jules. Variants like Jolyon are seldom used. Usage of these boy names reached its peak during 1900-1909 (usage of 0.5938%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.4384%, down 26.2%), with the versions Jule, Jules and Julius becoming less stylish. Julian (#47) and Julio (#452) are two of the more trendy baby names among these, and there is a rebound in baby name usage for Julian. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Jules and related names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)