Julius

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Gender: M Meaning of Julius: "youthful, downy-bearded" Origin of Julius: Latin Julius's Popularity in 2014: #309

Immortal through its association with the ancient Caesar (it was his clan name), Julius may still lag behind Julian, but is definitely starting to make a comeback, and in fact feels more cutting edge, in line with the current trend for Latin -us endings.

A common Christian name in Roman times—as in Pope Julius I—it was rarely used in English speaking countries until the nineteenth century. Some Julius connections: basketball great Julius "Dr. J" Erving, characters in the Artemis Fowl book series and television show Everybody Hates Chris, Groucho Marx's birth name, the comic monkey created by Paul Frank, and the Orange Julius drink.

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Famous People Named Julius

Gaius Julius Caesar, Roman emperor
Julius I-III, popes
Julius Winfield Erving, American basketball player
Julius Kambarage Nyerere, 1st President of Tanzania
Julius Alfred "Papa" Ringel, Austrian-born German General of Mountain Troops
Julius Robert Oppenheimer, American theoretical physicist
Julius Wagner-Jauregg, Austrian physician; winner of the Nobel Prize
Julius Axelrod, American biochemist; winner of the Nobel Prize
Julius Frazier Peppers, American NFL football player
Julius Ellington, son of American pro skateboarder Erik Ellington
Julius Rockwell, U.S. Congressman from Massachusetts
Julius Rosenberg, American communist spy

Pop Culture References for the Name Julius

Dr. Julius No, villain in James Bond book/film "Dr. No"
"Julius," children's book by Angela Johnson about the title pig
"Julius," children's book by Syd Hoff about the title gorilla
Dr. Julius Hibbert, character on TV's "The Simpsons"
Julius Little, character in video game "Saints Row"
Julius Pringles, mascot for Pringles potato chips
Julius, monkey character created by Paul Frank
Julius, father on TV's "Everybody Hates Chris"
Julius Belmont, vampire hunter in the Castlevania series
Julius, monster in the 1995 animated Mickey Mouse short, Runaway Brain
Julius Benedict, one of the twins from movie "Twins"
Julius Clarence "J.C." Williams, character in TV series "New York Undercover"
Dr. Julius Strangepork, elderly pig from The Muppets
"Julius," song by Phish
Orange Julius, drink and fast-food chain
Julius Payne, son character on Showtime's "Happyish"

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Julius's International Variations

Julien, Jules (French) Juli, Gyula (Hungarian) Giulio (Italian) Juliusz (Polish) Julio (Spanish)

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