Julia has been all over the pop-culture consciousness thanks to Julia Roberts, Julia Child, Julia Lous-Dreyfus, and even Julia Stiles. The age difference between those women is evidence of what a timeless name it is. It’s modern, romantic, and elegant all at once. It’s no surprise then that Julia has remained a consistently popular name choice for parents throughout the years.


  • latin: Youthful, Jove's child
  • swedish: Youth


Alternative Spellings

Syllables: 2

International Variations

Famous Namesakes:

Actress Julia Roberts, Chef Julia Child, Actress Julia Ormond, Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfuss, Actress Julia Stiles

Celebrity Babies:

Daughter of Tony Randall, Daughter of Laurence Olivier, Daughter of Josh Hamilton