Julia

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Iūlia, feminine form of the Roman gens name Iūlius. Further popularized by early Christian saints.

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Julia (plural Julias)

  1. A female given name.
    • 1611, Bible (Authorized, or King James, 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."
  2. (astronomy) Short for 89 Julia, a main belt asteroid; named for Saint Julia of Corsica.

Usage notes[edit]

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

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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]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Iūlia.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Proper noun[edit]

Julia

  1. A female given name.
    • 1996 Pirjo Hassinen, Voimanaiset, Otava, ISBN 978-951-1-18351-8, page 172:
      Ja Julia muisti mitä Irja oli kerran sanonut, kun Julia oli kysynyt miksi hänelle oli annettu sellainen nimi, johon kuka tahansa saattoi tarttua ja pilkata siitä.
      ―Minä annoin sinulle sen nimen, Irja oli vastannut. ―Se oli minulta tietoinen eksperimentti, koe. Minä halusin olla kaikkia oletuksia ja ennakkoluuloja vastaan, ja näyttää että Julia, pojan pariksi ikuisesti tuomittu tyttö, kuoleman vihkimä ikuinen morsian, voi olla ensimmäistä kertaa historiassa pariton, vain itseään varten. Pelkkä Julia ilman Romeota.
  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]

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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.