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Gender: Male Meaning of Junior: "young" Origin of Junior: Latin Junior's Popularity in 2018: #794

The name Junior is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "young". Junior is ranked #794 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Boy Names Dads Like More Than Moms and discussed in our forums with posts like "Scattergories Name Game".

From the experts:

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.

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Popularity

Junior is #1147 on Nameberry

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Famous People Named Junior

Pop Culture References for the name Junior

Junius, Jr, Junious, Junor

Comments

indiefendi2 Says:

2018-06-15T00:34:22

It really isn't that bad.

beachbear Says:

2018-03-27T02:50:58

Hey, don't diss country bumpkins.

Kaylon O. Centres Says:

2018-03-27T02:13:29

This is a country bumpkin name with no originality or creativity.

Theodora_Phoenix Says:

2015-02-11T20:36:11

I knew a JR. I thought it was short for Junior, but it was his initials...

Guest Says:

2014-12-06T23:10:20

Straight to the point. I weirdly like this 😶

raevynstar Says:

2014-04-08T23:17:38

Call your son this when he's young, but don't put it on the birth certificate...