Jun

First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
4k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jun

User Submitted Origins

     Japanese
50%
     Korean
33%
     English
17%

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from New York, United States says the name Jun means "Pure" and is of Japanese origin.
  • A submission from Japan says the name Jun means "It means falcon." and is of Japanese origin.
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Wiktionary
  1. Alternative form of Jun.

Jun was also found in the following language(s): Japanese, Malay, and Tok Pisin

Notable Persons Named Jun

Jun Ji-hyun is an actor and actress. She was most prominent from 1997 to present. Jun was given the name Wang Ji-hyun on October 30th, 1981 in Seoul, South Korea. Jun is also known as Gianna Jun.

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Jun Fukuyama is a voice acting and voice actor. He was most prominent from 1996 to present. Jun was born on November 26th, 1978 in Fukuyama, Hiroshima, Japan.

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Jun Matsumoto is a singing, actor, radio personality, dance, model (people), singer, radio host, dancer, and model. Jun was born on August 30th, 1983.

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Jun Jin is a k-pop, j-pop, and dance music singing and actor. He plays Guitar, Piano, and Drum. He was most prominent from 1998 to present. Jun was given the name Park Choong-jae on August 19th, 1980.

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Jun was born on November 7th, 1977 in Seoul.

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Jun Maeda is a drama, fantasy, and romance (love) author, composer, lyricist, and mangaka. Jun was born on January 3rd, 1975 in Mie Prefecture, Japan.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Jun

Nujabes was a jazz rap, acid jazz, japanese jazz, hip hop production, trip hop, and nu jazz record producer, disc jockey, composer, and arrangement. He was most active from 1996 to 2010. Nujabes was given the name Seba Jun on February 7th, 1974. He died on February 26th, 2010.

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Seo Kang Joon or Seo Kang Jun is an actor, singing, and singer. He has been prominent since 2013. Seo was given the name Lee Seung-hwan on October 12th, 1993 in Gunpo.

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Lei Jun is a founder, chairman, ceo of xiaomi inc, executive director of kingsoft, chairman of ucweb inc., founder of amazon china, chairman of yy.com, chairman of great wall club, xiaomi, kingsoft, ucweb, amazon china, yy (social network), ceo ofxiaomi inc, executive. Lei was born on December 16th, 1969 in Xiantao, Hubei, China.

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Hu Jun is an actor. His career lasted from 1990 to 1990. Hu was born on March 18th, 1968 in Beijing.

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Christina Jun is an actor, writer, and filmmaker. She was most active from 2009 to present. Christina was given the name 전예림 . Christina is also known as Ye Rim Jun.

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Ma was born on May 22nd, 1968 in Qingdao, China.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1918 6 0 6
1923 8 0 8
1924 6 0 6
1926 7 0 7
1927 5 0 5
1929 7 0 7
1930 6 0 6
1931 5 0 5
1936 6 0 6
1942 5 0 5
1949 5 0 5
1961 7 0 7
1962 5 0 5
1966 5 0 5
1967 8 0 8
1968 7 0 7
1969 10 0 10
1970 8 0 8
1971 14 0 14
1972 5 0 5
1973 8 0 8
1974 11 0 11
1975 9 0 9
1976 10 0 10
1977 20 0 20
1978 11 0 11
1979 13 0 13
1980 21 0 21
1981 27 5 22
1982 12 0 12
1983 19 0 19
1984 17 0 17
1985 12 0 12
1986 25 6 19
1987 11 0 11
1988 30 0 30
1989 26 0 26
1990 30 0 30
1991 36 0 36
1992 26 0 26
1993 33 0 33
1994 32 0 32
1995 24 0 24
1996 29 0 29
1997 30 0 30
1998 30 5 25
1999 31 5 26
2000 28 0 28
2001 33 5 28
2002 40 10 30
2003 46 0 46
2004 28 6 22
2005 31 0 31
2006 41 8 33
2007 45 6 39
2008 38 0 38
2009 17 0 17
2010 36 6 30
2011 33 11 22
2012 22 0 22
2013 26 6 20
2014 28 5 23
2015 24 5 19
2016 40 8 32
2017 26 7 19
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Jun

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Popularity of Jun as a last name

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Common last names for Jun

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  • Kim
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  • Li

Common first names for Jun

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jun U.S.
  White 4.34% 64.26%
  African American 0.25% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 94.19% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.62% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.62% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jun

People with the last name Jun are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Jun

  • How Popular is the name Jun? Jun is the 8,954th most popular name of all time. As a last name Jun was the 8,164th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Jun have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,300 babies born with the first name Jun in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jun to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jun? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1918 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Jun first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jun is Thursday, September 20th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Jun born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jun was in 2003 with a total of 46 babies.
  • Random Jun Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jun is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 8 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Jun: Your name in reverse order is Nuj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Jun. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jun? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,059 people with the last name Jun.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jun? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Jun as their last name.

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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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