Julius name meaning

Updated: March 18th, 2024
Gender: Boy
Origin: Latin and Greek
Usage: English, German, Latin, Greek, Faroese, Greenlandic, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: jool-ee-uss
Meaning: Youthful, Downy and Soft and Tender Hair
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What does Julius mean?

Used prevalently in Norwegian, English, Greek, Finnish, German, Danish, Faroese, Latin, Greenlandic and Swedish persistent and widespread, Julius is used as a unisex name. It is rooted from Latin and Greek, Julius means "Youthful, Downy, Soft and Tender Hair or Dedicated to the God Jove 1B) Related to the Mythological Julus, Son of Aeneas of Unknown Meaning 1C) Derived from Greek Ιουλος = Downy-Bearded 1D) Attempts to Link It with Ilium, the Roman Name for Troy, Are Linguistically Untenable 1E) Associated with the Root of Latin Juvenis = Young".

It is celebrated on April 12th.

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How do I pronounce Julius?

The most common pronunciation of two syllabled Julius is jool-ee-uss. The other ways to say the name is j(u)-lius.

Variants of Julius

Julia, Giuliano, Julianus, Julian, Giulianna, Giulietta, Juliana, Juliamarie, Juline

Nicknames for Julius

Popular nickname for baby name Julius include:

Names that rhyme with Julius

How popular is the name Julius?

Julius was a popular name in United States. Over 78654 babies have been named Julius since 1880. At the peak of its usage in 1883, 1416 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 88th position.

However after 197 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts but still dominating the charts. Moreover, the given name has been to the top 100 baby names 15 times A common name in Netherlands having over 612 recievers in 5 years of usage.

Recently the moniker is on a rise, in 2016, 132 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 129th position. Also, Julius was a common name in Denmark. Over 340 babies have been named Julius since 2003.

At the peak of its usage in 2003,. After 2 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. Moreover, the given name has been to the top 50 baby names 2 times

Julius is a familiar baby name in Sweden during its short run, it been to the top 100 names.

In 2001, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 87 on boy names chart when 92 babies were given the name Julius. There are over 288 babies that have been given the name Julius in Sweden.

Julius is a unique baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 800 names. In 1997, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 725 on boy names chart when 41 babies were named Julius.

Over 557 babies in England and Wales have been named Julius. Also, in Switzerland, it has been in use since 1998 and was able to reach the top 300 names. In 2015, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 260 on boy names chart when 35 babies were named Julius.

There are over 387 babies that have been given the name Julius in Switzerland.

Julius is an uncommon baby name in Ireland where it is still in use. During its 84 years of usage in France, it had made up to just the top 400 boy names.

There are over 506 babies that have been given the name Julius in France. In Belgium, it has been in use since 2000 and achieved its top ranking of 580 in 2011.

Over 182 people have been named Julius in Belgium. Julius is a rare baby name in Denmark there is very thin chances of it still being given. Over 340 babies in Denmark have been named Julius.

However things change on global perspective, Julius is extremely popular in Uganda where every 1 in 200 have the name as well as in, Philippines and Kenya. Also the baby name is popular in Nigeria, Tanzania, Cameroon, Indonesia, Ghana, Zambia, Malawi, Germany, South Africa, Sudan, Rwanda, Zimbabwe and Sierra Leone.

At least, 910000 people around the globe have been given the name as per our research.

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Numerological aspects of Julius

You believe only people who love and respect themselves are able to truly love and respect any other living being on earth. You are seen as this ignorant, negative person who's full of himself, when in fact, you are the total opposite but only for people who deserve it. You always hope things to work out on their own. If you have letter S as your capstone, you don't respect people who don't respect themselves.

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  •  Antaine - Mostly used in Irish, Antaine aimed at baby boys, meaning of Antaine is "Flourishing, Flower and Who Eats Flower" has its origin in Latin. Antaine is resulted from Anthony.
  •  Blantyn has its origin in Latin is a baby boy name, Blantyn means "A Gentle Man". Blantyn is derivative of Blandon.
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Famous people named Julius

  • Julius Nepos, was Western Roman Emperor 'de facto'
  • Julius Petersen, Danish mathematician
  • Julius Mosen, German poet and author of Jewish descent
  • Julius Firmicus Maternus, Latin writer and notable astrologer
  • Julius Caesar Scaliger, Italian scholar and physician
  • Julius Wegscheider, German Protestant theologian
  • Julius Müller, German Protestant theologian
  • Julius Hare, English theological writer
  • Julius Reubke, German composer, pianist and organist
  • Julius Hatry, German aircraft designer and builder
  • Julius Lippert, German politician in the Nazi Party
  • Julius Korngold, noted music critic
  • Julius Saturninus, Roman usurper against Emperor Probus
  • Julius Friedrich Heinrich Abegg, German criminalist
  • Julius Wilbrand, German chemist
  • Julius Bloedel, American businessman and entrepreneur
  • Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld, German painter
  • Julius Kariuki, winner of the 3
  • Julius Sturm, German poet
  • Julius Ebbinghaus, German philosopher
  • Julius Grey, Canadian lawyer and university professor
  • Julius Leopold Klein, German writer of Jewish origin born at Miskolc
  • Julius Oppert, French-German Assyriologist
  • Julius Grosse, German poet, the son of a military chaplain
  • Julius Hermann Schultes, Austrian botanist from Vienna
  • Julius Sang, Kenyan runner
  • Julius Pokorny, Austrian-Czech linguist and scholar of the Celtic languages
  • Julius Frank, professor of history, geography and philosophy
  • Julius Wernher, Hubert von Herkomer 1912 Oil on canvas 173 x 120 cm
  • Julius Constantius, politician of the Roman Empire and a member of the Constantinian dynasty
  • Julius Stinde, German author, was born at Kirchnüchel
  • Julius Heinrich Franz, German astronomer
  • Julius Wolff, German surgeon
  • Julius J. Lipner, who is of Indo-Czech origin
  • Julius Röntgen, German-Dutch composer of classical music
  • Julius Exner, , Danish genre painter, was
  • Julius Plücker, German mathematician and physicist
  • Julius von Sachs, German botanist from Breslau, Prussian Silesia
  • Julius Evola, Italian philosopher, painter, and esotericist
  • Julius Sumner Miller, American physicist and television personality
  • Julius Blank, semiconductor pioneer
  • Julius von Mayer, German physician
  • Julius Axelrod, American biochemist
  • Julius Lothar Meyer, German chemist
  • Julius Edgar Lilienfeld, Jewish American physicist and electronic engineer
  • Julius Wagner-Jauregg, Austrian physician,
  • Julius Richard Petri, German microbiologist
  • Julius Darmaatmadja, Indonesian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church
  • Julius Döpfner, German Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church
  • Julius Caesar, Roman politician, military general
  • Julius von Payer, officer of the Austro-Hungarian Army, mountaineer, arctic explorer
  • Julius Streicher, prominent member of the Nazi Party
  • Julius Raab, conservative Austrian politician
  • Julius Vogel, eighth Premier of New Zealand
  • Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, were American citizens
  • Julius Wellhausen, German biblical scholar and orientalist
  • Julius Hoffman, United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • Julius Baker, was one of the foremost American orchestral flute players
  • Julius Caesar Aranzi, leading figure
  • Julius Chan, was Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea from 1980 to 1982 and
  • Julius Fučík, Czechoslovak journalist
  • Julius Boros, American professional golfer noted for his effortless-looking swing and strong record on difficult golf courses

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