Junius name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Boy
Origin: Latin
Usage: English, Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian and Danish
Pronunciation: j(u)-nius
Meaning: Dedicated to Juno
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What does Junius mean?

Customary and All time favorite boy name Junius means "Dedicated to Juno" which is chiefly used in Swedish, English, Norwegian, Finnish and Danish has origin in Latin. Junius is variant of persistent and famous Julius.

Meaning of Julius is Descended from Jupiter (Jove), 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 and Hairy has origin in Latin and Greek.

Junius is a version of dominant and ever lasting Junior. Dominant and Ever lasting Latin Junior, meaning of Junior is "Nickname for a Son Named After the Father and Younger". Junius is equivalent of The Name of the Roman Goddess Juno in Roman language.

How do I pronounce Junius?

The proper pronunciation of two syllabled Junius is j(u)-nius.

Variants of Junius

Junious, Julius, Junior, Julia, Giuliano, Jun, Giulianna, Giulietta, Juliana, Juliamarie, Julianus, Julian, Joon

How popular is the name Junius?

In United States, Junius was once a common name since emerging in 1880 it has been given to over 5327 babies. At its zenith in 1891,. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 139 years.

Additionally, the name has been in Junius is a common name in Indonesia while somewhat familiar name in Philippines and South Africa. According to our evaluation, at least 5000 people have been bestowed Junius around the globe.

View more ▾View full list ▾[1] Source: Social Security Administration


What numerology tells about Junius?

You always tell the best motivational stories and give the best advice, but rarely who truly listens. In order to become someone worth admiring, you have to put some of your talents to work. Due to your naivety, you are taken advantage of very often. You are a good speaker who knows what to say to motivate people. Learn how to say "NO" to people who try to take advantage of you. Things don't have to go according to the plan all the time because life would be boring as hell if they did.

Other names liked by soon-to-be-parents that are similar to Junius

  •  Maximiano - Origin of Cherished Maximiano is in Latin is used largely in Spanish is a boy name. Maximiano is equivalent of Maxim in Spanish language. Also Maximiano is equivalent of Maximilian in Spanish language
  •  Lissa - Outstanding Lissa is originated from Latin and Germanic, Lissa means "Of a Noble Kind, Noble and Fighting and Noble" primarily used in English and Norwegian is bestowed upon both boys and girls. Lissa is abridged form of Alyssa.
  •  Lavra - Meaning of Lavra is Laurel Wreath is used particulary in Swedish and Danish. Its origin is in Latin is given to girls
  •  Leontine - Desirable and Venerable unisex name Leontine is rooted from Latin, specifically used in Finnish and German languages, meaning of Leontine is "Like a Lion or Lion Same"
  •  Maartje - Predominantly used in Dutch and Frisian, Maartje is originated from Latin and Hebrew and is given to baby girls, meaning of Maartje is "Mars"

Famous people named Junius

  • Junius J. Johnson, West Point cadet who became a miner
  • Junius Hillyer, American politician and lawyer
  • Junius Ralph Magee, Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church and The Methodist Church
  • Junius Podrug, American author and attorney
  • Junius Blaesus, Roman 'novus homo'
  • Junius F. Wells, first head of the Young Men's Mutual Improvement Association
  • Junius Kellogg, American basketball player, coach
  • Junius Rusticus, Roman teacher and politician
  • Junius Bird, American archaeologist
  • Junius Marion Futrell, 30th Governor of Arkansas from 1933 to 1937
  • Junius Brutus Booth, English stage actor
  • Junius Spencer Morgan, American banker and financier as well as the father of J. P. Morgan
  • Junius Daniel, planter and career military officer
  • Junius Coston, former American football guard
  • Junius Matthews, American actor and voice actor
  • Junius Brutus Booth Jr., Junius Brutus Booth Jr


  1. Social Security Administration, https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/index.html
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