Origin:Greek
Popularity:662
Meaning:Jove's child
This prevalent Christian name during the fourth century may have been taken from a prominent Roman family’s surname. Some etymologists say Julius may be referencing the Roman god Jupiter/Jove. Julius Caesar was a military leader who became the all-powerful dictator of the Roman republic and was famously stabbed to death in the senate. Julius was a hot name at the turn of the 20th century, but its popularity has since slowed down. If you're looking for a dignified, elegant name with an interesting history, Julius may be just the thing.

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  • Julius Erving
    Basketball Player

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Source: Social Security Administration

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