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Julius meaning and name origin
Julius \j(u)-lius\ as a boy's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Julius is "Jove's child". Biblical: Julius, a Roman centurion, saved Paul's life during a hazardous voyage. Julio is the Spanish form. Singers Julio Iglesias, Julius La Rosa; basketball player Julius Erving.
Julius has 5 variant forms: Giulio, Jolyon, Jule, Jules and Julio.
For more information, see also related names Julian and July.
Baby names that sound like Julius are Elias, Ellis, Elis, Elliss, Jyles, Jiles and Ilias.
View a list of the 11 names that reference Julius.
Popularity of Julius
Julius is a very popular first name for men (#313 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#8565 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Julius for boys. (2010 statistics) Compare Julius with its variant forms and related boy baby names.