Julian

Julian - A unique male name



  Nov 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Julian, meaning youthful, downy, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #221. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Julian and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Julian? 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 Julian. The baby boy name Julian was given to 7,331 baby boys in 2012, ranking #53 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 224 baby boys were given this name - making this a unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Julian peaked in popularity 8 years ago in 2011 on position 49.



Famous with this name

Julian Glover
Julian Farino
Julian Rhind-Tutt


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Rating: 4/5 (26 people)


Julian is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Julian is currently topping the baby name charts in Arizona at position #13 - and is the least popular in North Dakota at position #253.

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 Julian is where you live.


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Julian origin and meaning

Julian is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means youthful, downy. To see famous people named Julian, pop culture references for the name Julian and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Julian

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

Jalen / Jaylen / Jaylin / Jaylon / Julien / Jaylan / Jelani / Jalon / Jullian / Jalin /

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
201253
201149
201053
200962
200861
200766
200664
200574
200474
200377
200278
200182
200087
1999112
1998124
1997131
1996129
1995133
1994140
1993136
1992135
1991122
1990123
1989138
1988167
1987186
1986173
1985176
1984236
1983240
1982233
1981253
1980279
1979300
1978294
1977264
1976267
1975265
1974282
1973264
1972297
1971306
1970313
1969343
1968357
1967360
1966355
1965353
1964345
1963359
1962367
1961347
1960361
1959369
1958357
1957347
1956348
1955341
1954322
1953314
1952312
1951318
1950300
1949295
1948296
1947294
1946282
1945283
1944283
1943248
1942252
1941252
1940238
1939251
1938263
1937258
1936252
1935235
1934251
1933244
1932219
1931231
1930219
1929219
1928213
1927212
1926201
1925194
1924195
1923197
1922181
1921183
1920194
1919185
1918180
1917183
1916185
1915193
1914197
1913188
1912194
1911204
1910221

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Arizona13
California16
Nevada18
New Mexico24
Texas30
Illinois32
Rhode Island34
New Jersey40
Florida41
Colorado49
Delaware52
New York55
Washington57
Massachusetts58
Hawaii61
Oregon62
Nebraska73
Virginia74
Kansas75
Pennsylvania75
District of Columbia77
Connecticut78
Maryland83
North Carolina85
Wisconsin89
Michigan90
Alaska92
Oklahoma94
Iowa95
Indiana96
Idaho96
Utah98
Georgia99
South Carolina100
Ohio101
Louisiana115
Wyoming125
Missouri126
Minnesota131
Mississippi135
Maine137
Arkansas140
New Hampshire146
Kentucky152
Alabama164
West Virginia166
South Dakota188
Tennessee196
North Dakota253

Even more about Julian


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 Julian 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 male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Julian?

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
2011
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Julian
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 224
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +7,331

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