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What does Julien mean?

Julien Pronunciation of Julien as a name for boys is a Latin name, and Julien means "youthful; Jove's child". Julien is a French form of Julian (Latin): variant spelling of Julius.


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OTHER FORMS VIA JULIAN Jolyon, Jules, Juliano, Julianus, Julio, Julius



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How popular is Julien?

Julien is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#7024 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Julien reached its peak position of #534 in the U.S. in the year 2009, and is presently at #576. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Julian (#36 LAST YEAR), Julius (#341), Julio (#522) and Jules (#1752) are the popular variation forms of Julien (#576). These forms of Julien reached the apex of their popularity in 2017 (AVERAGE #646) and have remained as common to this day (#645, 1%), but with versions such as Jules becoming somewhat outmoded. Julian and Julien are two of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Julien, Jules, Julian, Julio, Julius in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Julien is pronounced similarly to Jaelin, Jailin, Jaillen, Jalan, Jalen, Jalenn, Jalon, Jaylen and Jaylin. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Arlen, Arllen, Auden, Austen, Belden, Cullen, Dorien, Elden, Eugen, Halden, Halten (see Halton), Holden, Jaisen, Jalil, Jalin, Jamie, Jamin, Janzen, Jarin, Jaxen, Jaycen, Jayden, Jaysen, Jayven, Jevven (see Jevon), Jian, Joben, Jorden, Joren, Jorgen, Jude, Judsen, Judson, Jul, Jule, Julee (see July), Juley, Juli, July, Junio, Junius, Jupiter, Jurek, Jurgen, Juri, Jurian, Jurik, Juste, Justen, Kelden, Kelven, Kolten, Lucien, Malden, Millen, Nolen, Olen, Paulsen, Quillen, Rien, Ruben, Rusten, Selden, Talen, Tilden and Valen. These names tend to be more frequently used than Julien.

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