Julia

Julia - A unique female name



  Sep 18,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Julia, meaning youthful, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #49. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Julia and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Julia? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Julia. The baby girl name Julia was given to 3,844 baby girls in 2012, ranking #65 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 368 baby girls were given this name - making this a unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Julia peaked in popularity 18 years ago in 2001 on position 27.



Famous with this name

Julia Ragnarsson
Julia Roberts
Julia Stiles


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Julia is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Julia is currently topping the baby name charts in Connecticut at position #15 - and is the least popular in West Virginia at position #224.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Julia is where you live.


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Julia origin and meaning

Julia is a 5 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means youthful. To see famous people named Julia, pop culture references for the name Julia and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Julia

We've found the following names that sound similar to Julia, sorted by popularity.

Julie / Jill / Jewel / Jayla / Jewell / Joelle / Jolie / Jaliyah / Jakayla / Juli /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201265
201157
201055
200950
200841
200734
200631
200531
200432
200333
200233
200127
200029
199930
199832
199737
199648
199562
199473
199372
199270
199167
199083
198996
198888
198786
198688
198585
198487
198385
198284
198188
198098
1979122
1978112
1977142
1976141
1975137
1974136
1973136
1972130
1971130
1970121
1969101
1968113
1967121
1966117
1965124
1964117
1963122
1962120
1961116
1960122
1959116
1958119
1957122
1956129
1955131
1954127
1953124
1952131
1951127
1950119
1949112
1948118
1947116
1946114
1945115
1944102
194397
194295
194188
194092
193991
1938107
1937112
1936105
1935102
1934105
193397
193291
193192
193091
192988
192880
192776
192675
192565
192462
192362
192260
192158
192055
191948
191848
191747
191646
191544
191442
191342
191243
191144
191049

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Connecticut15
Massachusetts20
District of Columbia22
New Jersey26
Pennsylvania32
Rhode Island32
New York38
New Hampshire39
Illinois42
Maine44
Minnesota45
Ohio50
Virginia57
Michigan60
Maryland73
Wisconsin74
Louisiana77
Florida78
Nebraska81
Washington82
Colorado83
Delaware83
Vermont91
California95
Missouri95
Indiana96
Alaska97
Mississippi97
North Dakota97
Hawaii100
North Carolina101
Oregon103
Wyoming104
Texas109
Alabama113
Tennessee117
Kansas118
Nevada118
Georgia123
Kentucky124
South Dakota127
Arkansas128
Montana128
Iowa129
New Mexico130
Arizona146
South Carolina148
Idaho156
Utah164
Oklahoma202
West Virginia224

Even more about Julia


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Julia a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Julia?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2001
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Julia
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 368
Letter count 5
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +3,844

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