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Girl Name: Julia

Name: Julia
Pronunciation: \j(u)-lia\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: youthful; Jove's child
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Eulia, Jullia
Variant forms: Giulia, Giuliana, Giulianna, Giulianne, Giulietta, Jiulia, Joleta, Joletta, Jolette, Julaine, Julayna, Julee, Juleen, Julena, Juley, Juli, Juliaeta, Juliaetta, Juliana, Juliane, Juliann, Julianne, Julie, Julienne, Juliet, Julieta, Julietta, Juliette, Julina, Juline, Julinka, Juliska, Julissa, Julita, Julitta, Julyana, Julyanna, Julyet, Julyetta, Julyette, Julyne, Yulia, Yuliya
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 89
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 19120

Description

Julia \j(u)-lia\ as a girl's name is pronounced joo-lee-AH, zhoo-lee-AH. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Julia is "youthful; Jove's child". Feminine form of Julius. Used among the early Christians, but rare in the Middle Ages. Chef Julia Child; opera celebrity Julia Migenes; actresses Julia Ormond, Julia Roberts, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Julia Stiles.

Julia has 43 variant forms: Giulia, Giuliana, Giulianna, Giulianne, Giulietta, Jiulia, Joleta, Joletta, Jolette, Julaine, Julayna, Julee, Juleen, Julena, Juley, Juli, Juliaeta, Juliaetta, Juliana, Juliane, Juliann, Julianne, Julie, Julienne, Juliet, Julieta, Julietta, Juliette, Julina, Juline, Julinka, Juliska, Julissa, Julita, Julitta, Julyana, Julyanna, Julyet, Julyetta, Julyette, Julyne, Yulia and Yuliya.

Baby names that sound like Julia are Eulia and Jullia.

View a list of the 5 names that reference Julia.

Popularity

Julia is a very popular first name for women (#89 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#19120 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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