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Julius



Origin: Ancient Roman

Meaning: from a Roman family name possibly derived from Greek ioulous meaning "downy-bearded". It could also be from Latin Jupiter composed of elements dyeus meaning "shine" or "sky" and pater meaning "father", essentially meaning "heavenly father".


Variants:
  • Julian
  • Iulius (Ancient Roman)
  • Giulio (Italian)
  • Julio (Spanish, Portuguese)
  • Juliusz (Polish)
  • Iuliu (Romanian)
  • Yuli (Russian)
  • Yuliy (Russian)
  • Jules (French)
  • Július (Slovak)
  • Julij (Slovene)

Feminine forms:
  • Iulia (Ancient Roman)
  • Julia (Ancient Roman, English, German)
  • Julie (English, German)

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