June: baby girl name meaning and popularity

June

A popular name for a summer baby, this name is also said to mean “youth,” which is a great choice for a child you’re hoping doesn’t grow up too fast.

Nicknames:

Junie, Junebug.

Famous people named June:

Fictional June Cleaver from Leave it to Beaver; singer and wife to Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash; voiceover actress June Foray, famous for voices such as Cindy Lou Who and Lucifer from Cinderella; June Pointer, singer and founding member of The Pointer Sisters; Mama (June) Shannon from Here Comes Honey Boo Boo; Junie B. Jones, child heroine of children’s books of the same name.

Fun facts:

June also derives from the Roman goddess Juno, the goddess of marriage and childbirth. Yay for grandchildren!

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