Julia: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Julia

The predecessor to the more modern Julie, this name means “young” and is the feminine form of the Roman name Julius as well as the Roman god Jupiter. A fun 90s reference is to Drew Barrymore’s character in The Wedding Singer who almost married a giant douchebag and became Julia Gulia.

Nicknames:

Jules.

Famous people named Julia:

Actresses Julia Roberts, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Julia Stiles, Julia Ormond; fictional Wedding Singer character Julia Sullivan.

Fun fact:

Julia was also popular among saints and martyrs throughout history, including the patron saint of Corsica.

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