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Gender: Female Meaning of Junia: "born in June" Origin of Junia: Latin, Feminine variation of Junius

Junia Origin and Meaning

The name Junia is a girl's name of Greek, Latin origin meaning "born in June".

Juno is hot, June is showing signs of a comeback along with other month and day names, whereas Junia, the name of the the first century Christian referred to by the apostle Paul as an apostle (and who may have been male), is yet to be discovered.

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Daiseymae Says:

2018-07-07T16:26:55

I had two distant cousins named Junia too. One was Junia Kay born in the 40s.

Katie Says:

2017-12-05T04:59:10

just to clarify real quick: Junia was definitely not a man, that's just something people made up after the fact because they got offended over the idea of a female apostle. the idea that she was a man has been widely debunked and is not present in most modern translations or commentaries.

Wittyusername103 Says:

2017-11-07T03:30:35

Exactly!

oliviamcdonald Says:

2016-06-02T23:36:24

I would also pronounce it the same as Junior. I think when introducing her people would assume she is using the nickname Junior, and it would only be if they saw it spelled that they'd know it's a real name. I do like it though

inkandthesea Says:

2016-05-21T17:57:09

LOVE Junia.I pronounce it exactly ther same as Junior but I still like it.In fact I think its a sort of bonus..

katinka Says:

2016-04-01T08:57:43

I think this is a gorgeous name! I have a daughter named Juno, so I won't be using it, but it's so pretty, regal and distinctive. I think Zac Hanson's daughter's name - Junia Rosa Ruth - is an absolutely jaw-droppingly beautiful combo!

helicoptero Says:

2016-01-05T01:25:57

For me, Junia has three syllables (JOO-nee-uh) while Junior has two and ends with an R sound (JOO-nyer). I never thought of them as similar, and still don't really now.

Essa Says:

2015-12-17T22:33:24

I pronounce this emphasising the second syllable like joo-NEE-uh in order to differentiate it from Junior.

Impwood Says:

2015-12-02T17:18:04

I pronounce this exactly the same as "junior". Junia -- JOO-n'yuh -- and Junior -- JOO-n'yuh.

Zelliew Says:

2015-05-07T11:49:52

JUNIA - I prefer June or Julia. To me it sounds like you are trying to invent a name. It might also give the impression that the name barer is a JUNIOR

scblovesnames Says:

2014-08-22T21:16:43

If my dog wasn't named Juno, I'd totally use this lovely name as a middle name for a future daughter. But my dog's name is Juno, and so I can not.

fuzzycub Says:

2014-03-31T03:00:54

Nice; cute nickname Junie.