Jules

First Name
10k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
3k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Jules mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Jules

"Jules" is a name of French origin, and it means "Youthful, Downy". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Wiktionary

From French, variant of Julius

  1. A male given name.

Diminutive

  1. A male given name A nickname for Julian or Julius
  2. A female given name A nickname for Julia or Julie

    Jules was also found in the following language(s): French and Norman

    Notable Persons Named Jules

    Jules Verne was a novelist, poet, and playwright. He was most prominent from 1850 to 1905. Jules was given the name Jules Gabriel Verne on February 8th, 1828 in Nantes. He passed away on March 24th, 1905.

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    Jules Henri Poincaré was a scientist in the field of physics. Jules was born on April 29th, 1854 in Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France. He died on July 17th, 1912.

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    Jules Raymond was a cardinal. Jules was born on July 14th, 1602. He died on March 9th, 1661.

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    Jules Maigret is a fictional character.

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    His military service ended in 1899.

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    Notable Persons With the Last Name Jules

    Gary Jules is a rock music, pop music, folk music, and soft rock singer-songwriter and musician. He plays Guitar, Piano, Mandolin, Harmonica, Ukulele, and Vocals. Gary was given the name Gary Jules Aguirre, Jr. on March 19th, 1969 in Fresno, California.

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    Judge Jules is a trance music club dj, radio dj, entertainment lawyer, disc jockey, radio personality, and lawyer. He plays Disc jockey. Judge was given the name Julius O'Riordan on October 26th, 1966.

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    Henri Jules was royalty. He holds the title Prince of Condé. Henri was born as the child of Louis, Grand Condé, and Claire-Clémence de Maillé-Brézé on July 29th, 1643 in Paris. He breathed his last breath on April 1st, 1709.

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    He holds the title Prince of Guéméné. Jules was born as the child of Jules, Prince of Guéméné, and Marie Louise de La Tour d'Auvergne on August 30th, 1745 in Paris. He passed away on April 24th, 1809.

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    1st was born on June 7th, 1746 in Claye-Souilly. 1st is also known as Jules de Polignac. He passed away on September 21st, 1817.

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    How popular is the baby name Jules in the U.S.?

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    Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
    1880 16 0 16
    1881 16 0 16
    1882 13 0 13
    1883 18 0 18
    1884 17 0 17
    1885 13 0 13
    1886 7 0 7
    1887 11 0 11
    1888 18 0 18
    1889 12 0 12
    1890 12 0 12
    1891 13 0 13
    1892 20 0 20
    1893 20 0 20
    1894 14 0 14
    1895 17 0 17
    1896 16 0 16
    1897 16 0 16
    1898 11 0 11
    1899 13 0 13
    1900 13 0 13
    1901 15 0 15
    1902 21 0 21
    1903 22 0 22
    1904 14 0 14
    1905 17 0 17
    1906 21 0 21
    1907 16 0 16
    1908 25 0 25
    1909 27 0 27
    1910 35 0 35
    1911 47 0 47
    1912 81 0 81
    1913 85 0 85
    1914 119 0 119
    1915 111 0 111
    1916 127 0 127
    1917 124 0 124
    1918 146 0 146
    1919 128 0 128
    1920 95 0 95
    1921 116 0 116
    1922 113 0 113
    1923 119 0 119
    1924 113 0 113
    1925 126 0 126
    1926 122 0 122
    1927 135 0 135
    1928 154 0 154
    1929 121 0 121
    1930 118 0 118
    1931 130 0 130
    1932 121 0 121
    1933 103 0 103
    1934 100 0 100
    1935 74 0 74
    1936 89 0 89
    1937 95 0 95
    1938 81 0 81
    1939 94 0 94
    1940 97 0 97
    1941 87 0 87
    1942 105 0 105
    1943 96 0 96
    1944 77 0 77
    1945 77 0 77
    1946 101 0 101
    1947 105 0 105
    1948 90 0 90
    1949 68 0 68
    1950 81 0 81
    1951 75 0 75
    1952 96 0 96
    1953 103 0 103
    1954 80 0 80
    1955 77 0 77
    1956 56 0 56
    1957 69 0 69
    1958 68 0 68
    1959 62 0 62
    1960 54 0 54
    1961 61 0 61
    1962 52 0 52
    1963 48 0 48
    1964 43 0 43
    1965 52 0 52
    1966 38 0 38
    1967 43 0 43
    1968 47 0 47
    1969 55 0 55
    1970 50 0 50
    1971 39 0 39
    1972 38 0 38
    1973 52 0 52
    1974 42 0 42
    1975 44 0 44
    1976 39 0 39
    1977 42 0 42
    1978 32 0 32
    1979 64 0 64
    1980 45 0 45
    1981 45 0 45
    1982 42 0 42
    1983 51 0 51
    1984 47 0 47
    1985 46 0 46
    1986 43 0 43
    1987 61 5 56
    1988 72 0 72
    1989 65 8 57
    1990 62 11 51
    1991 82 13 69
    1992 65 6 59
    1993 66 9 57
    1994 50 12 38
    1995 60 9 51
    1996 58 12 46
    1997 71 14 57
    1998 78 18 60
    1999 76 28 48
    2000 100 46 54
    2001 114 60 54
    2002 146 87 59
    2003 120 61 59
    2004 109 50 59
    2005 129 58 71
    2006 101 45 56
    2007 84 38 46
    2008 125 59 66
    2009 125 56 69
    2010 134 78 56
    2011 126 70 56
    2012 138 70 68
    2013 134 70 64
    2014 149 84 65
    2015 159 66 93
    2016 188 105 83
    2017 200 112 88

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    Popularity of Jules as a first name

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    Popularity of Jules as a last name

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    Common last names for Jules

    • Cohen
    • Brown
    • Levy
    • Broussard
    • Levine
    • Hebert
    • Harris
    • Richard

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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Jules U.S.
      White 8.73% 64.26%
      African American 83.79% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.45% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.58% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 3.13% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 3.33% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Jules

    People with the last name Jules are most frequently African American

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    Fun Facts about the name Jules

    • What name lists does Jules rank for?
    • How Popular is the name Jules? Jules is the 2,527th most popular name of all time. As a last name Jules was the 10,935th most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Jules have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9,877 babies born with the first name Jules in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jules to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jules? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 16 new born babies.
    • When was Jules first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jules is Friday, November 6th, 1868.
    • What year had the most people named Jules born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jules was in 1928 with a total of 154 babies.
    • Random Jules Factoid: According to the 1919 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jules ranks 99th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, 40 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1919.
    • Weird things about the name Jules: Your name in reverse order is Seluj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lujes. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Jules? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,911 people with the last name Jules.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jules? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Jules as their last name since less than 1 person in 101k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
    • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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