in the U.S.
since 1880


  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Youthful, Downy
  • #145 All Time
  • #86 in 2014
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507k Julie (French)

How popular is the name "Julia" in the U.S.?

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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
18807837830#26 girl name
18817377370#30 girl name
18828168115#35 girl name
18838758750#34 girl name
18849429357#37 girl name
18851,0691,0627#32 girl name
18861,0681,0617#36 girl name
18871,0491,0436#39 girl name
18881,2981,2926#38 girl name
18891,2011,2010#40 girl name
18901,2751,2750#40 girl name
18911,2061,2006#43 girl name
18921,3601,3600#41 girl name
18931,3781,36711#40 girl name
18941,3251,3205#45 girl name
18951,3801,3800#45 girl name
18961,4071,4070#44 girl name
18971,3851,3805#45 girl name
18981,4691,4627#45 girl name
18991,2971,2970#47 girl name
19001,7721,7666#46 girl name
19011,3781,36216#46 girl name
19021,5091,5018#46 girl name
19031,4471,4470#48 girl name
19041,4261,4260#49 girl name
19051,6421,6420#47 girl name
19061,6031,6030#48 girl name
19071,6801,6800#49 girl name
19081,7591,74910#50 girl name
19091,9361,9315#45 girl name
19102,0812,0747#49 girl name
19112,1682,15810#44 girl name
19122,8382,82513#44 girl name
19133,2083,19513#42 girl name
19143,8263,81313#42 girl name
19154,8424,83111#44 girl name
19165,0775,06611#46 girl name
19175,1025,07824#47 girl name
19185,2885,26721#48 girl name
19194,9724,94923#48 girl name
19204,9124,88923#55 girl name
19214,7524,73715#58 girl name
19224,6224,6157#60 girl name
19234,3464,32323#62 girl name
19244,3134,28825#62 girl name
19254,0654,04520#65 girl name
19263,7103,68525#75 girl name
19273,6053,58916#76 girl name
19283,2273,20621#80 girl name
19292,9812,94932#88 girl name
19302,8952,87916#90 girl name
19312,6412,62219#92 girl name
19322,6812,65823#92 girl name
19332,4122,40012#97 girl name
19392,6602,63723#91 girl name
19402,7252,70619#92 girl name
19412,8602,84515#88 girl name
19422,9222,90517#95 girl name
19432,9832,96914#95 girl name
19693,7283,71513#99 girl name
19803,0913,06823#98 girl name
19813,6923,66824#88 girl name
19823,5223,50022#84 girl name
19833,4003,38020#85 girl name
19843,3783,35820#87 girl name
19853,2313,20031#85 girl name
19863,1333,10627#88 girl name
19873,3453,32619#86 girl name
19883,3833,35528#88 girl name
19893,4253,36857#96 girl name
19903,9373,90829#83 girl name
19915,3815,36219#67 girl name
19925,0415,02120#70 girl name
19934,6764,65917#72 girl name
19944,8544,84113#72 girl name
19955,4265,41016#62 girl name
19966,3216,3129#48 girl name
19977,3497,33910#37 girl name
19988,3418,32615#32 girl name
19998,7588,74810#30 girl name
20008,7728,7648#29 girl name
20018,8468,83511#27 girl name
20027,9787,96315#33 girl name
20037,4527,43418#33 girl name
20047,1687,14226#32 girl name
20057,0917,0829#31 girl name
20066,8936,88211#31 girl name
20076,1376,1307#34 girl name
20085,6235,6149#41 girl name
20094,9874,9870#50 girl name
20104,6794,6736#55 girl name
20114,3524,3439#57 girl name
20123,8723,8720#65 girl name
20133,7383,7380#75 girl name
20143,5783,5780#86 girl name

Want to know about the populiarty of Julia? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 447,836 babies born with the name Julia in the United States. That's more than enough Julias to occupy the country of Brunei with an estimated population of 422,700 (as of July 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 783 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Julia" was in 2001 with a total of 8,835 babies. (That's a lot of baby Julias)

According to the 1916 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Julia" ranks #50 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Virginia. Imagine that, 128 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 1916. Across the entire United States a total of 5,077 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Julia" mean? The list below shows the origins of Julia as well as things modernly associated with the name Julia such as celebrities named Julia.


Origin and Meaning of Julia

The name "Julia" is of Latin origin, and it means "Youthful, Downy". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts is an actress and executive producer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1987 to present. Julia was born in 1967 as Julia Fiona Roberts in Smyrna, Georgia, U.S.


Julia Ann

Julia Ann is an adult biography. Julia was born in 1969 as Julia Tavella in Glendale, California, U.S.


Julie Andrews

Julie Andrews is an actress, singer, author, and theatre director with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1945 to present. Julie was born in 1935 as Julia Elizabeth Wells in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England.


Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Julia Louis-Dreyfus is an actress, comedian, and producer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1982 to present. Julia was born in 1961 in New York City, New York, United States.


Julia Stiles

Julia Stiles is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1996 to present. Julia was born in 1981 as Julia O'Hara Stiles in New York City, New York, U.S.


Julia Ormond

Julia Ormond is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1989 to 2014. Julia was born in 1965 as Julia Karin Ormond in Epsom, Surrey, England, UK.


Alternative Meanings

J is for joy, that you always bring.

U is for unite, you bring people together.

L is for lucky, who is more?

I is for interest, you show in others.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

Your name in reverse order is "Ailuj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Iualj". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Julia born Apr 27, 1971

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern New Zealand approximately on 1850. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

Name poster for Julia

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