What does Julius mean?
Julius [julius] as a boys' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Julius is "youthful; Jove's child".
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How popular is Julius?
Julius is a very popular first name for males (#313 out of 1220, Top 26%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#8853 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name statistics of Julius for boys. Julius was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its top rank of #94 in the U.S. then, and is presently at #312. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Displayed below is a study of the popularity of the boy name Julius and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Julius (#312 in recent rankings) are Julian (#45 in recent rankings), Julio (#456), Jules (#1691) and Jule. These forms of Julius were at the height of their popularity in 2015 (median #900), except for versions such as Julius which have fallen out of fashion. Julian is the most trendy name for newborns in this list.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Adulfus, Aldus, Altus, Arius, Aurelius, Caius, Celsius, Celsus, Claus, Clitus, Dacius, Darius▼, Delius, Fabius, Gaius, Gustus, Guus, Jairus, Jalil, Jalin, Jaliyl, Janiusz (see Janus), Janus, Jaris, Jarius, Jesous, Jesus, Jiles, Joris, Josias, Judas, Jul, Julee (see July), Juley, Juli, Juliano, Julianus, Julien▲, Julyan, Junio, Junior▼, Junius▼, Juri, Jurian, Jurik, Justinus, Justis, Justus▲, Jyles, Klaus, Lucius▼, Lugus, Marius, Paulinus, Paulus, Pius, Ruffus, Rufous, Rufus▼ and Sirius. These names tend to be less frequently used than Julius.See names in meaning and etymology.