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Gender: Male Meaning of Junius: "born in June" Origin of Junius: Latin

The name Junius is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "born in June". Junius and is often added to lists like Ancient Roman Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Makeover name game: from one gender to the other".

From the experts:

Junius is one of those names that's growing on us, along with many of its Roman countrymen such as Julius and Atticus. We once thought it was a combination of the least attractive elements of Junior and Julius but now we think...well, we think it's okay. Not great, but okay.

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Famous People Named Junius

Junius Matthews, American actor and voice actor
Junius Brutus Booth, actor and father of John Wilkes Booth
Junius Spencer Morgan, father of financier J. P. Morgan
Junius Richard Jayawardene, former president of Sri Lanka
Junius Daniel, American Confederate general
Junius Futrell, American former governor of Arkansas

Pop Culture References for the name Junius

Junius, Roman captain in love with Bonduca's daughter in John Fletcher's tragicomedy Bonduca (1647)

Junto, Junot, June, Juneau


Hailey Says:


It's very Roman Emperor to me. "Fetch me my toga, Junius."

Michaela Says:


This sounds like you tried your hardest to lowkey name your kid Genius.

KJGlitter Says:


I get why many others don't like this name much, but honestly, I think it's kind of beautiful.