Julius

First Name
78k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
4k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Julius mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Julius

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

Wiktionary

Borrowing from Latin Iūlius, of uncertain origin, possibly from Ancient Greek ἴουλος (íoulos, “downy first beard hairs”), i.e. the young, or from Latin Jovilius (“devoted to Jove”).

  1. A male given name.

Julius was also found in the following language(s): Czech, Danish, Faroese, Finnish, German, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Julius

Julius and Ethel Rosenberg is an actress, singer, secretary, electrical engineer, actor, and electrical engineering.

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Groucho Marx was a wit, word play, and slapstick comedian. Groucho was given the name Julius Henry Marx on October 2nd, 1890 in New York City, New York, U.S. He died on August 19th, 1977.

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Julius Erving is a basketball player for the Virginia Squires, New York Nets, and Philadelphia 76ers. He was most prominent from 1971 to 1987. Julius was born on February 22nd, 1950 in East Meadow, New York.

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Julius Evola was a philosopher. Julius was born on May 19th, 1898. He passed away on June 11th, 1974.

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Julius Streicher was an office holder. Julius was born on February 12th, 1885 in Fleinhausen. He died on October 16th, 1946.

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Julius Peppers is an american football player. Julius was born on January 18th, 1980 in Wilson, North Carolina.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Julius

Wendy Whiteley is a in the field of visual arts. Wendy was given the name Wendy Susan Julius in 1941 in Sydney. Wendy is also known as Whiteley and Wendy Susan.

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Dame DeAnne Shirley Julius is an economist. She holds the title Non-executive Director. Her ongoing career started in 1970. Dame was born on April 14th, 1949.

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Julius is also known as Mike, Mio Miao, and Otto.

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Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel Julius was a noble. Duke was born as the child of Henry V and Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg on June 29th, 1528 in Wolfenbüttel. He died on May 3rd, 1589.

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Saints Aaron and Julius was a saint. Saints is also known as Julianus, Julian, Iulius, Iulianus, Iun, Iún, and Iule. They passed away in 304.

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David Julius is a in the field of physiology. David was born on November 4th, 1955 in Brighton Beach.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 143 0 143 #94 boy name
1881 129 0 129 #99 boy name
1882 168 0 168 #91 boy name
1883 160 0 160 #88 boy name
1884 162 0 162 #95 boy name
1885 150 0 150 #97 boy name
1886 173 0 173 #94 boy name
1887 164 0 164 #93 boy name
1888 202 5 197 #89 boy name
1889 159 0 159
1890 159 0 159
1891 155 0 155
1892 190 0 190 #99 boy name
1893 195 0 195 #92 boy name
1894 178 0 178
1895 165 0 165
1896 174 0 174
1897 159 0 159
1898 181 0 181
1899 161 0 161
1900 206 0 206
1901 168 0 168
1902 159 0 159
1903 173 0 173
1904 189 0 189
1905 190 0 190
1906 190 0 190
1907 231 0 231
1908 263 0 263 #99 boy name
1909 269 0 269 #98 boy name
1910 350 0 350 #96 boy name
1911 368 0 368
1912 766 8 758 #100 boy name
1913 835 0 835
1914 1,055 6 1,049
1915 1,369 8 1,361
1916 1,364 9 1,355
1917 1,391 7 1,384
1918 1,422 6 1,416
1919 1,323 6 1,317
1920 1,323 5 1,318
1921 1,336 10 1,326
1922 1,287 10 1,277
1923 1,195 8 1,187
1924 1,135 0 1,135
1925 1,095 8 1,087
1926 1,044 13 1,031
1927 927 11 916
1928 872 7 865
1929 852 12 840
1930 819 7 812
1931 716 8 708
1932 717 6 711
1933 558 6 552
1934 584 5 579
1935 567 8 559
1936 548 0 548
1937 570 5 565
1938 555 0 555
1939 531 0 531
1940 565 0 565
1941 557 7 550
1942 564 6 558
1943 616 5 611
1944 551 10 541
1945 483 0 483
1946 550 7 543
1947 605 0 605
1948 548 0 548
1949 560 5 555
1950 511 5 506
1951 508 0 508
1952 492 6 486
1953 557 6 551
1954 599 9 590
1955 615 8 607
1956 513 5 508
1957 594 5 589
1958 494 0 494
1959 507 0 507
1960 508 0 508
1961 430 5 425
1962 435 6 429
1963 478 8 470
1964 425 9 416
1965 419 0 419
1966 395 0 395
1967 360 0 360
1968 362 0 362
1969 372 0 372
1970 358 0 358
1971 373 7 366
1972 330 0 330
1973 343 0 343
1974 343 5 338
1975 323 0 323
1976 356 7 349
1977 449 5 444
1978 456 10 446
1979 476 6 470
1980 514 0 514
1981 517 5 512
1982 544 6 538
1983 590 10 580
1984 513 10 503
1985 496 6 490
1986 460 9 451
1987 511 5 506
1988 507 6 501
1989 552 7 545
1990 578 5 573
1991 511 0 511
1992 485 0 485
1993 421 5 416
1994 390 0 390
1995 409 0 409
1996 405 0 405
1997 442 0 442
1998 449 0 449
1999 431 0 431
2000 485 0 485
2001 607 0 607
2002 627 0 627
2003 678 0 678
2004 713 0 713
2005 842 0 842
2006 993 0 993
2007 1,120 0 1,120
2008 1,097 0 1,097
2009 1,017 0 1,017
2010 934 0 934
2011 885 0 885
2012 953 0 953
2013 921 0 921
2014 1,126 0 1,126
2015 1,142 0 1,142
2016 1,021 0 1,021
2017 1,001 0 1,001

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Popularity of Julius as a first name

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Popularity of Julius as a last name

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Common last names for Julius

  • Johnson
  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Brown
  • Miller
  • Cohen
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Anderson
  • Wilson
  • Jackson
  • Harris
  • Robinson
  • White
  • Thomas
  • Thompson
  • Nelson
  • Schwartz

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Julius U.S.
  White 68.41% 64.26%
  African American 21.66% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.76% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 2.78% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.90% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.47% 16.26%

Of Last Name Julius

People with the last name Julius are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Julius

  • What name lists does Julius rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Julius? Julius is the 767th most popular name of all time. As a last name Julius was the 9,013th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Julius have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 77,706 babies born with the first name Julius in the United States. That's more than enough people named Julius to occupy the country of Dominica with an estimated population of 71,293 (as of May 14, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Julius? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 143 new born babies.
  • When was Julius first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Julius is Saturday, March 24th, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Julius born? The highest recorded use of the first name Julius was in 1918 with a total of 1,416 babies. That's a lot of babies named Julius!
  • Random Julius Factoid: According to the 1925 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Julius ranks 99th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, 39 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 1925.
  • Weird things about the name Julius: Your name in reverse order is Suiluj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sjuilu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Julius? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,628 people with the last name Julius.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Julius? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Julius as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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