Julia

Pronounced JOOL ee yah (modern) YOO lee ah (ancient)
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About the name Julia

A female variant of the Roman names Julius or Julian. Two meanings are given, the first is "downy bearded" referring to youth. The second relates to the God Jupiter or Jove. The name also references Julus, son of Aeneas.

Julia was the name of the wife and the daughter of the emperor Augustus, the daughter of the emperor Caligula and the granddaughter of Tiberius

Related Names

Julie, Juliette, Jules, Yulia, Giulia, Juliana, Jovita, Jill, Jillian

Origin
Mediterranean
Latin

history, myth, divine

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