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pinWhat does Julius mean?

Julius /ju-li-us/ as a boys' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Julius is "Jove's child".

Biblical: Julius, a Roman centurion, saved Paul during a hazardous voyage. Julio is the Spanish form. Singers Julio Iglesias, Julius La Rosa; basketball player Julius Erving.


Julius has 5 variants: Giulio, Jolyon, Jule, Jules and Julio.

Affiliated boy names: Julian and July.

Julius has 2 feminine forms: Julia and Juliana.

Kreatif forms: Jalius, Jaylius, Jolius. [more]

pinHow 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 popularity 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 #309. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Julius name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Julius and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Julius (#309 2 years ago) are Julian (#47 2 years ago), Julio (#452), Jule and Jules. These forms of Julius were at the height of their popularity during the years 1900-1909 (average #406) and are somewhat less popular today (#561, 26.2%). Julian has been the most prominent, although Julio seems to be becoming a favorite too, and Jule is now less common. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Julius, Jule, Jules, Julian, Julio in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Julius, Julian outside U.S.

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A suggested similar baby name is Junius. This name tends to be less frequently used than Julius.