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Julia Meaning


What does Julia mean?

The name Julia is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Julia is "downy-bearded, soft haired, implying youthful".

Julia is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Ju-li-a.

The Given Name Julia

Julia is a form of Julius. See Julius for further details.

Sweet and mesmerizing, it is a name considered by many parents.

Enchanting yet elegant, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

Although often used, your attractive little Julia, is sure to make it all her own.

Julia falls into the classic name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Julia Bertram, and Julia Gardiner Tyler.

Julia Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 93 in baby name popularity for girls with 2,989 occurrences. It ranked 13,024 in baby name popularity for boys with 5 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 93 in baby name popularity for girls with 3,116 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

View the Julia Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Julia has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Julia to other names.

Julia Related Names

Julia is a form of Julius.

Variants of the name Julia include Jullia.

The names Iuile, Iulius, Julie, Yuliya are all forms of Julia.

Julia has the diminutive (nickname) Julita.

Famous Julias

  • Julia ~ 1 hurricane, Biblical Character (Rom. 16:15), Saint
  • Julia Bertram ~ Mansfield Park character
  • Julia Gardiner Tyler ~ U. S. First Lady (1844-1845)
  • Julia Gillard ~ Australian Prime Minister (2010-)
  • Julia Grant ~ U. S. First Lady (1869-1877)
  • Julia Louis Dreyfus ~ Actress
  • Julia Mancuso ~ Skier
  • Julia Melville ~ The Rivals character
  • Julia Morgan ~ Architect
  • Julia of Corsica ~ Saint
  • Julia of Merida ~ Saint
  • Julia of Troyes ~ Saint
  • Julia Ormond ~ Actress
  • Julia Ray ~ Betsy-Tacy character
  • Julia Roberts ~ Actress
  • Julia Salzano ~ Saint
  • Julia Sawalha ~ Actress
  • Julia Stiles ~ Actress

Julia Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Julia.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Julia are often prudent and independent but most of all they are read more >>

Julia Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Julia in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Julia.

Just for fun, see the name Julia in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Julia in Nautical Flags page.