Junior Origin and Meaning

The name Junior is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "young".

The line should end with Junior Soprano. While most would expect this to be a nickname rather than an actual given name, Junior has always ranked in the US Top 1000, hitting its peak in 1925 at Number 116.

# 736 in the US

Junior Rank in US Top 1000

Junior Popularity

Famous People Named Junior

  • Robert Glenn "Junior" JohnsonJr., American NASCAR driver
  • Tiaina Baul "Junior" SeauJr., American NFL player
  • Junior dos SantosBrazilian mixed martial artist
  • Junior Walkerstage name of Autry DeWalt Mixon Jr., American R&B singer
  • Norman Washington "Junior" GiscombeEnglish R&B singer
  • Junior Murvin (born Murvin Junior Smith)Jamaican reggae singer
  • Junior Marvin (born Donald Hanson Marvin Kerr RichardsJr.), Jamaican reggae singer
  • Júnior (born Antonio Barretto Morales)Spanish Filipino singer
  • Junior Savva Andreas Andreson of musician Peter Andre and model Katie "Jordan" Price (b. 2005)
  • Herschel Junior WalkerAmerican NFL player
  • Otis Junior NixonAmerican baseball player
  • Robert Downey JuniorAmerican actor

Junior in Pop Culture

  • Corrado John "Junior" Soprano Jr.character on TV's "The Sopranos"
  • Hei "Junior" Xiongcharacter in anime "RWBY"
  • "Junior" 1994 movie starring Danny Devito and Arnold Schwarzenegger, which tracks the development of Junior, a female
  • Andre "Junior" Johnson Jr.son on TV's "Black,ish"
  • Bowser Juniorcharacter in videogames “Super Mario Bros”
  • Juniortop delivery stork in Warner Bros 2016 film, Storks.
  • Juniorcharacter on TV series "Albert and Junior".