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in 2010

July

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1962 6 6 0
1963 5 5 0
1964 6 6 0
1966 6 6 0
1968 5 5 0
1969 10 10 0
1970 8 8 0
1971 11 11 0
1972 14 14 0
1973 14 9 5
1974 12 12 0
1975 11 11 0
1976 17 17 0
1977 17 17 0
1978 11 11 0
1979 12 12 0
1980 12 12 0
1981 14 14 0
1982 9 9 0
1983 11 11 0
1984 8 8 0
1985 13 13 0
1986 16 16 0
1987 8 8 0
1988 8 8 0
1989 24 16 8
1990 10 10 0
1991 19 19 0
1992 10 10 0
1993 19 13 6
1994 21 13 8
1995 11 11 0
1996 14 14 0
1997 25 17 8
1998 13 8 5
1999 15 9 6
2000 12 7 5
2001 18 18 0
2002 17 17 0
2003 12 12 0
2004 20 13 7
2005 25 20 5
2006 22 22 0
2007 19 12 7
2008 17 8 9
2009 31 19 12
2010 33 23 10
2011 21 13 8
2012 27 18 9
2013 23 16 7
2014 21 13 8
2015 37 26 11

Fun Facts about the name July

  • How many people with the first name July have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 800 babies born with the first name July in the United States. That's more than enough people named July to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named July? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1962 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was July first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name July is Monday, September 28th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named July born? The highest recorded use of the first name July was in 2015 with a total of 26 babies.
  • Random July Factoid: According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name July is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1994.
  • Weird things about the name July: Your name in reverse order is Yluj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yujl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name July? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 544 people with the last name July.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of July? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with July as their last name since less than 1 person in 556k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity July U.S.
  White 39.89% 64.26%
  African American 45.04% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 4.41% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.25% 16.26%

Of Last Name July

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

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of July

The name "July" is of English origin, and it means "Born in July". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ju*ly"
The seventh month of the year, containing thirty-one days.

Note: ☞ This month was called Quintilis, or the fifth month, according to the old Roman calendar, in which March was the first month of the year.

Etymology: L. Julius; -- named from Caius Julius Cæsar, who was born in this month: cf. F. Juillet

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The month following June and preceding August

From Middle English iulius, from Anglo-Norman julie, from Old French jule, juil, from Latin iūlius (Gaius Julius Caesar's month), perhaps a contraction of *Iovilios, "descended from Jove", from Latin Iuppiter, from Proto-Indo-European *dyeu-pəter-, vocative case of , from Proto-Indo-European *deiw-os, god, + *pəter, father

  1. The seventh month of the Gregorian calendar, following June and preceding August. Abbreviation: or

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Notable Persons With the Last Name July

Miranda July

Miranda July is an actress, director, screenwriter, and singer. Miranda was born in 1974 in Barre, Vermont, U.S.

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What does the name July mean?

Jis for jolly, the fun side!

Uis for uncanny, the way you know what to do.

Lis for listen, one of your best traits.

Yis for yes, always open to new possibilities

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