Julia

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Etymology[edit]

Latin Iūlia, feminine form of the Roman gens name Iūlius.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Julia (plural Julias)

  1. A female given name.
  2. A female saint, Julia of Corsica.
  3. (astronomy) Short for 89 Julia, a main belt asteroid; named for Saint Julia of Corsica.

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Usage notes[edit]

In Ireland it is common for a girl named Julia to be referred to informally as Sheila.

Quotations[edit]

  • 1611, King James Version of the Bible (Authorized Version), Romans 16:15:
    Salute Philologus, and Julia, Nereus, and his sister, and Olympas, and all the saints which are with them.
  • 1826 The New-York Literary Gazette and American Athenaeum, July 8, 1826, J.G.Brooks&G.Bond, page 216:
    "Julia!" when alone he would exclaim; "what a sweet sounding and romantic name: Julia! what music and magic in its sound! 'tis a name worthy only the fairest and purest of creation!
  • 2000 Luanne Rice, Follow the Stars Home, Bantam Books, ISBN 055311073X, page 93:
    "Why did you name her Julia?" Amy asked, letting the orange ice cream melt down the backs of her hands.
    "Because it sounds dignified."

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Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Julia

  1. A female given name of Latin origin, more popular in the form Julie.

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈjuliɑ], sometimes also IPA(key): [ˈjuːliɑ]
  • Hyphenation: Ju‧li‧a

Proper noun[edit]

Julia

  1. A female given name of Latin origin.
  2. Juliet, the lover of Romeo.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Iulia. A Latinate variant of Julie.

Proper noun[edit]

Julia f

  1. A female given name.

German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Julia (plural Julias or Julien)

  1. A female given name of Latin origin.
  2. Juliet, the lover of Romeo.

Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Julia

  1. A female given name, a less common form of Julie.

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Julia f

  1. A female given name of Latin origin.
  2. Juliet, the lover of Romeo.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of Latin origin.

Proper noun[edit]

Julia (f)

  1. A female given name

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Julia

  1. A female given name of Latin origin.
  2. Juliet, the lover of Romeo.