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Boy Names Starting with Ju-

Ju- baby names and what they mean, with 24 results. These boy names were at the height of their popularity 3 decades ago (USAGE OF 2.11%) and are somewhat less conventional today (USAGE 1.21%, 42.6%), with names like Justyn becoming somewhat dated. The most fashionable boy names in this compilation are Julian (#36), Judah (#202), Julien (#576), Jude (#157) and Justus (#972), while Junk (TOP 14%) and Jundt (22%) are conventional Ju- last names. Here is the list of Ju- names for girls.

Ju- names

Juan - Juri | Justice - Juvenal

Juan - Juri

John and variants

Juwan1, Juanito1, Juan1
Var. of John. Root fr. Hebrew language. "God is gracious." Jhan is also a moderately common boys' name.

Juan and variants

Juan2, var. Juwan2, Juanpablo, Juanluis, Juanito2, Juancarlos
Root fr. Spanish, Hebrew. "God is gracious." Juan (cf. Huan, Xuan) is a common -uan suffix last name.

Derived fr. Hebrew language. "Ram's horn." Jabal and Jebal are creative variations.

Jordan and variants

Judd1, Jud1
Forms of Jordan. Derived fr. Hebrew language. "Down-flowing." Jud and forms peaked in popularity 5 decades ago and are less common today.


Var. of Yehudi. Source fr. Hebrew element. "Praise." Judah has surged in prominence since 1880-1889. See also Judd.

Judah and variants

Judah2, var. Jude1, Judd2, Jud2
Derived fr. Hebrew word. "Praised." Popular, with usage of 0.253% for Judah and variants as children's names in 2018, higher than 0.244% a year ago.

Judd3, var. Jud3
.. Actors Judd Hirsh, Judd Nelson. Adoption of Jud and variants was higher 5 decades ago and is less today.

Jude and variants

Jude2, var. Judson, Judsen, Judd4, Judas, Jud4, Judah3
Stems fr. Greek language. "Praised." Jude, Judah, Judd and Judson are Top 2000 baby names.

Form of Godfrey. Stems fr. Old German. "God-peace." Rather unusual as a baby name.


From French language. Variant of Julius .. A conventional children's name (#1752 THE PAST YEAR), Jules is also found often as a last name. See also Jyles.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ju- names: Juan, Juancarlos, Juanpablo, Judah, Judd

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ju- names: Jude, Judson, Jule, Jules, Julian

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ju- names: Julien, Julio, Julius, June, Junior

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ju- names: Junius, Juwan

Julian and variants

Julian, var. Julyan, Julius1, Julio1, Julien, Juliano, Julianus, Jules2
Derived fr. Latin element. "Youthful; Jove's child." Juliano, Julianus and Julyan are more unusual as baby names among the variations of Julian.

Julius and variants

Julius2, var. Julio2, Jules3, Jule
Origin fr. Greek. "Youthful; Jove's child." Jules and Julius have dwindled in favor as birth names circa the 1880s.

July, var. Juli, Juley, Julee
Diminutive of Julius, or possibly the .. Julee, Juli, etc. are barely found as given names, and July exists regularly (TOP 27%) as a surname.


Derivative of Latin language. "The younger one." Usage of Junior as a boys' name in 2018 was 14.6% more than the year before. See also Junio.

.. an evergreen shrub with berries from .. Cross-gender use. Not in Top 2000.

Junius and variants

Junius, var. Junot, Junio, Juneau, June
Source fr. Latin. "Young." June and Junius are more generally used as baby names among these variations.

Jupiter, var. Juppiter
From Latin language. "Father." Unusual, with the androgynous-sounding -er suffix for Jupiter, Juppiter, like Juniper.

From Scandinavian, Greek languages. "Father." Compare surnames Jungen (TOP 55%), Jurden (56%). See also Jorgan.

Jurik, Jurian, Jurek, Jurgen2
Var. of George. Based on Greek language. "Farmer." Scarce as baby names, but Jurgen, Jurian, etc. are comparable to the more conventional Julian.

Origin fr. Slavic. Variant of George (Greek) "farmer". Juri is not a Top 2000 name.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Ju- names for boys.

1. Juan - Juri
John [Juan, Juwan, Juanito], Juan [Juwan, Juanito, Juanluis, Juanpablo, Juancarlos], Jubal, Jordan [Jud, Judd], Yehudi [Judah], Judah [Jud, Jude, Judd], Judd [Jud], Jude [Jud, Judd, Judas, Judah, Judson, Judsen], Godfrey [Jul], Jules, Julian [Jules, Julio, Julyan, Julius, Julien, Juliano, Julianus], Julius [Jule, Julio, Jules], July [Juli, Juley, Julee], Junior, Juniper, Junius [June, Junot, Junio, Juneau], Jupiter [Juppiter], Jurgen, George [Jurik, Jurek, Jurian, Jurgen], Juri

Justice [Justyce], Justin [Justo, Justyn, Justus, Justis, Justino, Justinus, Justinius, Justinian, ..], Justus [Justis], Juvenal

Usage comparison for Ju- names