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Gender: Female Meaning of Juba: "born on Monday" Origin of Juba: African

The name Juba is a girl's name of African origin meaning "born on Monday". Juba and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop you least favourite (girls with middles)".

From the experts:

Juba, a strong and resonant unisex name, belonged to an ancient African king, is a city and river name, and is traditionally given to Ashanti (of Ghana) girls born on Monday.

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Famous People Named Juba

Juba I and II, Kings of Numidia
John Caleb "Juba" Diez, Sr., American male politician from Louisiana
Master Juba, stage name of William Henry Lane, American male dancer and actor

Pop Culture References for the name Juba

Juba, a male character in the film "Gladiator"
Juba, capital of South Sudan


beachbear Says:


Juba sounds like something out of Simlish.

assibil Says:


Hello, I am Ashanti from Ghana and you have got this wrong. The name given to girls born on Monday is Adwoa or Adjoa, pronounced "Aj-wah". Juba is a town in Sierra Leone.