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June

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194k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of June

"June" is a name of Latin origin, and it means "Born in June". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun June
The sixth month of the year, containing thirty days.

Etymology: L. Junius: cf. F. Juin. So called either from Junius, the name of a Roman gens, or from Juno, the goddess

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The month following May and preceding July
Wiktionary

From Middle English jun, june, re-Latinized from Middle English juyng, from Old French juing, juin, from Latin iūnius, the month of the goddess Iuno (“Juno”), perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *yuwn̥kós, from *yew- (“vital force, youthful vigor”).

  1. The sixth month of the Gregorian calendar, following May and preceding July. Abbreviation: or
  2. A female given name for a girl born in June, used since the end of the 19th century.

June was also found in the following language(s): Danish and Norwegian

Notable Persons Named June

June Moone is a comics character.

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June Carter Cash was a country music, folk music, and gospel music musician. She plays Vocals, guitar, banjo, harmonica, autoharp, and Lead vocalist. She was most prominent from 1939 to 2003. June was given the name Valerie June Carter on June 23rd, 1929 in Maces Spring, Virginia, US. She left this life on May 15th, 2003.

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June Diane Raphael is an actress, comedian, and screenwriter. She has been prominent since 2002. June was born on January 4th, 1980 in Rockville Centre, New York, United States.

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June Lockhart is an actress. She was most prominent from 1938 to present. June was born as the child of Gene Lockhart and Kathleen Lockhart on June 25th, 1925 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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June Allyson was an actor, dance, singing, actress, dancer, and singer. Her career lasted from 1936 to 1936. June was given the name Eleanor Geisman on October 7th, 1917 in The Bronx, New York, US. June is also known as June Allison. She breathed her last breath on July 8th, 2006.

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June Foray is a voice actress and actress. Her ongoing career started in 1937. June was given the name June Lucille Forer on September 18th, 1917 in Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name June

Paik Nam June was an artist in the fields of video art, performance, and installation art. Paik was born on July 20th, 1932 in Seoul. He left this life on January 29th, 2006.

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Valerie June is an americana (music), folk music, blues, soul music, gospel music, and bluegrass music musician. She plays Guitar, Banjo, and Ukulele. Her ongoing career started in 2000. Valerie was given the name Valerie June Hockett on January 10th, 1982 in Jackson, Tennessee, United States.

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Cato June is an american football player. He was most prominent from 2003 to 2010. Cato was born on November 18th, 1979 in Riverside, California.

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Lady June was a progressive rock poet, painting, and singing. She plays Vocals. She was most active from 1960 to 1999. Lady was given the name June Campbell Cramer on June 3rd, 1931 in Doncaster, Yorkshire, England. Lady is also known as June 'Onion'. She died on June 7th, 1999.

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June is a musician. June was born on January 2nd, 1987.

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Ray June was a cinematographer. His career lasted from 1915 to 1958. Ray was born on March 27th, 1895 in Ithaca, New York. He died on May 26th, 1958.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 23 14 9
1881 26 16 10
1882 34 22 12
1883 30 24 6
1884 53 43 10
1885 42 34 8
1886 44 33 11
1887 37 25 12
1888 60 50 10
1889 61 54 7
1890 71 63 8
1891 77 68 9
1892 66 56 10
1893 76 62 14
1894 87 76 11
1895 87 77 10
1896 96 82 14
1897 103 91 12
1898 133 118 15
1899 103 95 8
1900 135 126 9
1901 125 113 12
1902 134 128 6
1903 155 143 12
1904 142 133 9
1905 155 148 7
1906 162 153 9
1907 205 193 12
1908 222 206 16
1909 230 213 17
1910 307 295 12
1911 286 278 8
1912 492 467 25
1913 737 710 27
1914 1,192 1,148 44
1915 2,185 2,139 46 #96 girl name
1916 2,909 2,840 69 #86 girl name
1917 3,427 3,370 57 #73 girl name
1918 4,112 4,034 78 #66 girl name
1919 4,037 3,964 73 #64 girl name
1920 4,984 4,911 73 #53 girl name
1921 5,230 5,155 75 #50 girl name
1922 5,471 5,382 89 #45 girl name
1923 5,894 5,810 84 #42 girl name
1924 6,229 6,150 79 #45 girl name
1925 6,724 6,650 74 #39 girl name
1926 6,145 6,076 69 #40 girl name
1927 5,808 5,736 72 #43 girl name
1928 5,598 5,519 79 #44 girl name
1929 5,161 5,092 69 #48 girl name
1930 5,170 5,092 78 #47 girl name
1931 5,062 5,001 61 #44 girl name
1932 4,908 4,843 65 #44 girl name
1933 4,741 4,678 63 #45 girl name
1934 4,447 4,385 62 #46 girl name
1935 3,883 3,839 44 #55 girl name
1936 3,567 3,518 49 #62 girl name
1937 3,431 3,379 52 #71 girl name
1938 3,184 3,142 42 #79 girl name
1939 2,908 2,863 45 #83 girl name
1940 2,985 2,948 37 #82 girl name
1941 2,803 2,766 37 #90 girl name
1942 2,647 2,608 39
1943 2,526 2,492 34
1944 2,222 2,203 19
1945 2,096 2,070 26
1946 2,590 2,562 28
1947 2,862 2,840 22
1948 2,411 2,391 20
1949 2,307 2,286 21
1950 2,309 2,289 20
1951 2,306 2,281 25
1952 2,335 2,317 18
1953 2,291 2,264 27
1954 2,387 2,363 24
1955 2,173 2,149 24
1956 1,969 1,951 18
1957 1,875 1,856 19
1958 1,848 1,828 20
1959 1,819 1,803 16
1960 1,662 1,645 17
1961 1,486 1,472 14
1962 1,470 1,454 16
1963 1,376 1,368 8
1964 1,380 1,373 7
1965 1,064 1,049 15
1966 929 910 19
1967 779 769 10
1968 604 592 12
1969 604 598 6
1970 576 565 11
1971 533 526 7
1972 412 404 8
1973 311 304 7
1974 330 314 16
1975 314 301 13
1976 285 285 0
1977 259 248 11
1978 303 293 10
1979 288 280 8
1980 239 233 6
1981 236 226 10
1982 226 214 12
1983 193 181 12
1984 164 155 9
1985 187 178 9
1986 167 158 9
1987 165 151 14
1988 135 121 14
1989 141 128 13
1990 116 100 16
1991 129 110 19
1992 120 104 16
1993 113 99 14
1994 127 113 14
1995 94 88 6
1996 98 83 15
1997 104 93 11
1998 96 89 7
1999 93 87 6
2000 131 114 17
2001 102 96 6
2002 113 107 6
2003 102 92 10
2004 122 112 10
2005 125 115 10
2006 207 199 8
2007 248 237 11
2008 333 320 13
2009 454 440 14
2010 503 495 8
2011 645 630 15
2012 728 715 13
2013 880 869 11
2014 1,058 1,047 11
2015 1,147 1,131 16
2016 1,196 1,180 16

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Popularity of June as a first name

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Popularity of June as a last name

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Common last names for June

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Miller
  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Anderson
  • Wilson
  • Thompson
  • Martin
  • Taylor
  • Thomas
  • Clark
  • White
  • Hall
  • Harris
  • Baker
  • Nelson

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity June U.S.
  White 67.20% 64.26%
  African American 21.63% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.98% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 4.06% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.88% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.25% 16.26%

Of Last Name June

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

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Fun Facts about the name June

  • How Popular is the name June? June is the 378th most popular name of all time. As a last name June was the 8,103rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name June have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 193,966 babies born with the first name June in the United States. That's more than enough people named June to occupy the country of Samoa with an estimated population of 186,340 (as of November 7, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named June? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 23 new born babies.
  • When was June first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name June is Monday, September 9th, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named June born? The highest recorded use of the first name June was in 1925 with a total of 6,650 babies. That's a lot of babies named June!
  • Random June Factoid: According to the 1954 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name June ranks 101st in popularity as a baby girl's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 10 babies in Vermont have the same name as you in 1954.
  • Weird things about the name June: Your name in reverse order is Enuj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ejun. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name June? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,091 people with the last name June.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of June? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have June as their last name.

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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.