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Julius Meaning


What does Julius mean?

The name Julius is of Latin and Greek origin.

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

Julius is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Ju-li-us.

The Given Name Julius

Julius is a Roman family name which may have been derived from the Greek word ioulos meaning "downy bearded or soft haired, implying youthful". Its most famous bearer was Gaius Julius Caesar.

Julius is good for parents who want a name that is fearless and mesmerizing.

A sophisticated name, Julius possesses great character.

Wrap it up and take it home, Julius may just be the name you're looking for.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Julius Axelrod, and Julius Caesar.

Julius Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 341 in baby name popularity for boys with 976 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 338 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,002 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

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

Julius Related Names

The names Giulio, Gyula, Iuliu, Julia, Julianus, Julij, Julio, Juliusz, Jullia, Yuliy are all forms of Julius.

Famous Juliuss

  • Julius ~ Biblical Character (Acts 27:1), Saint
  • Julius Axelrod ~ Nobel Prize for Medicine 1970
  • Julius Caesar ~ Julius Caesar character
  • Julius Erving ~ Basketball Player
  • Julius I ~ Saint, Pope (337-352)
  • Julius II ~ Pope (1503-1513)
  • Julius III ~ Pope (1550-1555)
  • Julius Nepos ~ Roman Emperor (474-480)
  • Julius of Dorostorum ~ Saint
  • Julius of Novara ~ Saint
  • Julius Valerius Majorianus ~ Roman Emperor Majorian (457-461)
  • Julius Wagner Jauregg ~ Nobel Prize for Medicine 1927

Julius Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Julius.

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Julius Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Julius.

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

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