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June (boy)

What does June mean?

June Pronunciation of June [june] as a boys' name (also used more commonly as girls' name June) has its root in Latin, and the meaning of the name June is "young". June is an alternate spelling of Junius (Latin): financier Junius Spencer Morgan.


3 related forms via Junius: Juneau, Junio and Junot.

2 feminine forms: Juno and September.

Creative forms:
(male) Jine, Joene, ..

(female) Juneja, Junoah, ..

Middle name pairings:
June Tytan (J.T.), ..

How popular is June?

June is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#7954 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

June was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its highest position of #629 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of June name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Junius is the only other prominent alternative form of June appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Juneau, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of June was at its highest during 1890-1899, but now, the form Junius has become somewhat dated.

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

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

Similar Names

June is alike in pronunciation to Gene, Jan, Janne, Jean, Jian, John, Johnn, Jon, Jonn and Juwan. Other recommended names are Arne, Bane, Burne, Dane, Dene, Duane, Dunne, Enne, Fane, Gunne, Jace, Jade, Jae, Jake, Jame, Janek, Jano, Janse, Jase, Jaye, Jeno, Jens, Jere, Jino, Jobe, Joe, Jona, Jones, Jonte, Jose, Jove, Juan, Jud, Judd, Jude, Jul, Jule, Julee (see July), Jules, Juley, Juli, July, Jurek, Juri, Just, Juste, Kane, Lane, Rane, Rene, Rune, Ryne, Tune, Vane and Zane. These names tend to be more frequently used than June.

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