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Meaning of Julia

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The name Julia has the following meaning:

One who is youthful. A form of Juliana, derived from the name name Julian.
This name can be given to both baby boys and girls. It is a unisex name.


As a baby girl name, Julia is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 31 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Julia fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 10 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 50 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Julia in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Julia is pronounced as joo-lee-ah


Julia originates from the Latin language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Julia and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Julia: Boys - Aurelio, Elmo, Fabian, Lucian, Prince, Sylvan, Taurus, Girls - Arabella, Aurelia, Bella, Dabria, Dalmace, Francesca, Gloria, Harmony, Honora, Lara, Lelia, Livia, Mia, Miah, Nona, Pollie, Renita, Silvia, Veronica, Viola, Both genders - Adria, Justine, Milan, Rose, Ruby


Popular Variants for the name Julia: Giulietta, Guilie, Jill (Nickname), Jiulia, Joleta, Joletta, Jolette, Juleen, Juliaeta, Juliaetta, Juliana, Julianna, Julianne, Julie (French), Juliet (English), Julieta, Juline, Julinka, Julissa (English), Julitta, Julyana, Julyanna, Julyet, Julyetta, Julyette, Julyne, Ulya


Common nicknames for the name Julia are: Julie, Jules, Jill


We think the name Julia should fall under the following style category: Traditional.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Julia to be: Kind, lively and goodlooking woman

In one word, you might describe Julia as a(n) "good-looking" person.

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Faces of



Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Julia (or its variants) are:

Julia Scarlett Elizabeth Louis-Dreyfus, born on 13 January, a famous actress. Julia Scarlett Elizabeth Louis-Dreyfus's background: An American Emmy-, Golden Globe-, and SAG Award-winning actress and comedienne who gained popularity playing the role of Elaine Benes on the NBC sitcom Seinfeld in the 1990s. She currently stars in the CBS sitcom The New Adventures of Old Christine.

Julia Child, born on 15 August, a famous author. Julia Child's background: A famous American cook, author, and television personality who introduced French cuisine and cooking techniques to the American mainstream through her many cookbooks and television programs. Her most famous works are the 1961 cookbook Mastering the Art of French Cooking and the series The French Chef, which premiered in 1963.

Julia Fiona Roberts, born on 28 October, a famous actress. Julia Fiona Roberts's background: An Academy Award-winning American film actress and former fashion model. She shot to fame during the early 1990s after starring in the romantic comedy Pretty Woman opposite Richard Gere, which grossed US $463 million worldwide.
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