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Meaning and Origin

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Notable Persons Named Junius

Junius was born as the child of J. P. Morgan and Jr. on March 15th, 1892. He died on November 19th, 1960.

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Junius Brutus Booth was an actor. He has been prominent since 1814. Junius was born on May 1st, 1796 in St Pancras, London. He died on November 30th, 1852.

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Junius Richard Jayewardene was a President of Sri Lanka, Leader of the Opposition, and Leader of the Opposition (Sri Lanka). His career lasted from 1978 to 1989. Junius was born on September 17th, 1906 in Colombo. He breathed his last breath on November 1st, 1996.

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Junius Brutus, Jr. Booth was an actor and theatre manager. Junius was given the name Junius Brutus Booth, Jr. on December 22nd, 1821 in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S. They passed away on September 16th, 1883.

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Junius Matthews was an actor. Junius was given the name Junius Conyers Matthews on June 12th, 1890 in Chicago. He passed away on January 18th, 1978.

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Junius was born on June 26th, 1957.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Junius

Hadrianus was born in 1511. He died in 1575.

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Robert Junius was a missionary. He holds the title Reverend. Robert was born in 1606 in Rotterdam. Robert is also known as Robertus Junius and Robert de Jonghe. He passed away on August 28th, 1655.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 22 0 22
1881 22 0 22
1882 23 0 23
1883 20 0 20
1884 16 0 16
1885 11 0 11
1886 13 0 13
1887 15 0 15
1888 15 0 15
1889 16 0 16
1890 16 0 16
1891 26 0 26
1892 29 0 29
1893 23 0 23
1894 28 0 28
1895 23 0 23
1896 31 0 31
1897 18 0 18
1898 20 0 20
1899 25 0 25
1900 32 0 32
1901 22 0 22
1902 23 0 23
1903 13 0 13
1904 24 0 24
1905 22 0 22
1906 23 0 23
1907 31 0 31
1908 36 0 36
1909 32 0 32
1910 42 0 42
1911 34 0 34
1912 61 0 61
1913 71 0 71
1914 83 0 83
1915 116 0 116
1916 139 0 139
1917 115 0 115
1918 127 0 127
1919 121 0 121
1920 151 0 151
1921 127 0 127
1922 133 0 133
1923 126 0 126
1924 132 0 132
1925 149 0 149
1926 130 0 130
1927 111 0 111
1928 110 0 110
1929 109 0 109
1930 81 0 81
1931 79 0 79
1932 71 0 71
1933 74 0 74
1934 73 0 73
1935 53 0 53
1936 54 0 54
1937 59 0 59
1938 50 0 50
1939 46 0 46
1940 43 0 43
1941 37 0 37
1942 60 0 60
1943 58 0 58
1944 46 0 46
1945 35 0 35
1946 47 0 47
1947 55 0 55
1948 62 0 62
1949 49 0 49
1950 64 0 64
1951 43 0 43
1952 39 0 39
1953 40 0 40
1954 43 0 43
1955 54 0 54
1956 37 0 37
1957 36 0 36
1958 29 0 29
1959 37 0 37
1960 27 0 27
1961 43 0 43
1962 27 0 27
1963 30 0 30
1964 31 0 31
1965 36 0 36
1966 23 0 23
1967 24 0 24
1968 23 0 23
1969 25 0 25
1970 25 0 25
1971 21 0 21
1972 33 0 33
1973 13 0 13
1974 22 0 22
1975 19 0 19
1976 22 0 22
1977 12 0 12
1978 14 0 14
1979 16 0 16
1980 24 0 24
1981 11 0 11
1982 17 0 17
1983 19 0 19
1984 14 0 14
1985 14 0 14
1986 12 0 12
1987 12 0 12
1988 14 0 14
1989 12 0 12
1990 15 0 15
1991 13 0 13
1992 16 0 16
1993 15 0 15
1994 7 0 7
1995 7 0 7
1996 9 0 9
1997 11 0 11
1998 10 0 10
1999 8 0 8
2000 9 0 9
2001 9 0 9
2002 11 0 11
2003 11 0 11
2004 9 0 9
2005 10 0 10
2006 10 0 10
2007 7 0 7
2008 11 0 11
2009 8 0 8
2010 13 0 13
2011 9 0 9
2012 6 0 6
2013 12 0 12
2014 5 0 5
2015 9 0 9
2016 7 0 7
2017 8 0 8

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Junius U.S.
  White 31.65% 64.26%
  African American 65.43% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.60% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Junius

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

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Fun Facts about the name Junius

  • How Popular is the name Junius? Junius is the 3,642nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Junius was the 54,752nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Junius have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,321 babies born with the first name Junius in the United States. That's more than enough people named Junius to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Junius? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 22 new born babies.
  • When was Junius first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Junius is Wednesday, July 28th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Junius born? The highest recorded use of the first name Junius was in 1920 with a total of 151 babies.
  • Random Junius Factoid: According to the 1910 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Junius ranks 96th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, 11 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1910.
  • Weird things about the name Junius: Your name in reverse order is Suinuj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Insuju. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Junius? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 376 people with the last name Junius.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Junius? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Junius as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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