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July

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835
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
544
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of July

"July" is a name 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
Wiktionary

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

Notable Persons Named July

July Jung is a screenwriter and film director. July was given the name Jung Joo-ri in 1980 in South Korea. July is also known as Jung and Joo-ri.

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Her most notable accomplishments were from 1968 to 1997. July was given the name Norma Ojeda Furlong in Mexico City.

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July Mahlangu is a soccer player for the Thanda Royal Zulu F.C. July was born on July 5th, 1980 in Kwaggafontein.

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July Mundy is a biography, pop culture, and popular culture writer.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name July

Miranda July is an actress, director, screenwriter, and singer. Miranda was born on February 15th, 1974 in Barre, Vermont, U.S.

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Eric July is a hip hop music musician. He plays Vocals. His most notable accomplishments were from 2012 to present. Eric was born on April 17th, 1990.

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Serge July is a journalist and writer. Serge was born on December 27th, 1942 in Paris.

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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
2016 35 22 13

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Popularity of July as a last name

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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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Fun Facts about the name July

  • How Popular is the name July? July is the 11,636th most popular name of all time. As a last name July was the 40,261st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name July have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 835 babies born with the first name July in the United States. That's more than enough people named July to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • 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 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name July is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2001.
  • 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 Yjul. 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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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.