Names Starting with J

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JULIANNA f Hungarian, Polish, English
Feminine form of Iulianus (see JULIAN).
JULIANNE f English
Feminine form of Iulianus (see JULIAN).
JULIANO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Iulianus (see JULIAN).
JULIE f French, Danish, Norwegian, Czech, English, German, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese
French, Danish, Norwegian and Czech form of JULIA. It has spread to many other regions as well. It has been common in the English-speaking world since the early 20th century.
JULIEN m French
French form of Iulianus (see JULIAN).
JULIENNE f French
French feminine form of Iulianus (see JULIAN).
JULIET f English
Anglicized form of JULIETTE or GIULIETTA. This spelling was first used by Shakespeare for the lover of Romeo in his play Romeo and Juliet (1596).
JULIETA f Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of JULIET.
JULIETTE f French
French diminutive of JULIE.
JULIJ m Slovene
Slovene form of JULIUS.
JŪLIJA f Latvian
Latvian form of JULIA.
JULIJA f Slovene, Croatian, Lithuanian
Slovene, Croatian and Lithuanian form of JULIA.
JULIJANA f Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Slovene, Croatian, Serbian and Macedonian form of JULIANA.
JULINHA f Portuguese
Portuguese diminutive of JÚLIA.
JÚLIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of JULIUS.
JULIO m Spanish
Spanish form of JULIUS.
JÚLIO CÉSAR m Portuguese
Combination of JÚLIO and CÉSAR, referring to the Roman general Julius Caesar.
JULIO CÉSAR m Spanish
Combination of JULIO and CÉSAR, referring to the Roman general Julius Caesar.
JULISKA f Hungarian
Hungarian diminutive of JULIA.
JULITA f Polish
Polish form of JULITTA.
JULITTA f History
Diminutive of JULIA. This was the name of a 4th-century saint who was martyred in Tarsus with her young son Quiricus.
JÚLIUS m Slovak, Czech
Slovak and Czech form of JULIUS.
JULIUS m Ancient Roman, English, German, Finnish, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Dutch, Czech
From a Roman family name that was possibly derived from Greek ἴουλος (ioulos) meaning "downy-bearded". Alternatively, it could be related to the name of the Roman god JUPITER. This was a prominent patrician family of Rome, who claimed descent from the mythological Julus, son of Aeneas. Its most notable member was Gaius Julius Caesar, who gained renown as a military leader for his clever conquest of Gaul. After a civil war he became the dictator of the Roman Republic, but was eventually stabbed to death in the senate.... [more]
JULIUSZ m Polish
Polish form of JULIUS.
JULIYA f Russian, Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Russian Юлия or Ukrainian Юлія (see YULIYA).
JULY f English (Rare)
From the name of the month, which was originally named for Julius Caesar.
JULYAN m English (Rare)
Medieval variant of JULIAN.
JUMAANE m Eastern African, Swahili
Means "born on Tuesday" in Swahili.
JUMANA f Arabic
Means "pearl" in Arabic.
JUMANAH f Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic جمانة (see JUMANA).
JUN (1) m & f Chinese, Korean
From Chinese (jūn) meaning "king, ruler", (jùn) meaning "talented, handsome" (which is usually only masculine) or (jūn) meaning "army" (also usually only masculine). This is also a single-character Korean name, often from the hanja meaning "talented, handsome". This name can be formed by other characters besides those shown here.
JUN (2) m & f Japanese
From Japanese (jun) meaning "pure", (jun) meaning "moisture", (jun) meaning "pure, clean, simple", or other kanji that are pronounced the same way.
JUNAID m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic جنيد (see JUNAYD).
JUNAYD m Arabic
Means "small army", derived from Arabic جند (jund) meaning "army, soldiers".
JUNE f English
From the name of the month, which was originally derived from the name of the Roman goddess Juno. It has been used as a given name since the 19th century.
JUNG f & m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul (see JEONG).
JUNG-HEE f & m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 정희 (see JEONG-HUI).
JUNG-HOON m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 정훈 (see JEONG-HUN).
JUNG-SOOK f Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 정숙 (see JEONG-SUK).
JUN-HO m Korean
From Sino-Korean (jun) meaning "talented, handsome" combined with (ho) meaning "stove, bright" or (ho) meaning "summer, sky, heaven". This name can be formed by other hanja character combinations as well.
JUNI f Swedish, Norwegian
Swedish and Norwegian cognate of JUNE.
JUNIA f Biblical, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of JUNIUS. This was the name of an early Christian mentioned in the New Testament (there is some debate about whether the name belongs to a man or a woman).
JUN'ICHI m Japanese
From Japanese (jun) meaning "obey, submit" or (jun) meaning "pure" combined with (ichi) meaning "one". Other kanji combinations are possible.
JUNIOR m English
From a nickname that was originally used for a boy who had the same name as his father.
JUNIPER f English (Modern)
From the English word for the type of tree, derived ultimately from Latin iuniperus.
JUNÍPERO m Various
This was the name assumed by the 18th-century Spanish Franciscan monk Miguel José Serra, a missionary to California. He named himself after one of Saint Francis's companions, who was named from Latin iuniperus "juniper".
JUNIUS m Ancient Roman
Roman family name that was possibly derived from the name of the Roman goddess JUNO. It was borne by Lucius Junius Brutus, the founder of the Roman Republic in the 6th century BC. It was also borne by the 1st-century BC Roman politician Marcus Junius Brutus, commonly known as Brutus, who was one of the assassins of Julius Caesar.
JUNKO f Japanese
From Japanese (jun) meaning "obedience" or (jun) meaning "pure" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other combinations of kanji characters are also possible.
JUNO f Roman Mythology
Meaning unknown, possibly related to an Indo-European root meaning "youth", or possibly of Etruscan origin. In Roman mythology Juno was the wife of Jupiter and the queen of the heavens. She was the protectress of marriage and women, and was also the goddess of finance.
JUNON f Roman Mythology (French)
French form of Iuno (see JUNO).
JUNPEI m Japanese
From Japanese (jun) or (jun) both meaning "pure" combined with (pei) meaning "level, even, peaceful". Other kanji combinations can also form this name.
JUN-SEO m Korean
From Sino-Korean (jun) meaning "talented, handsome" combined with (seo) meaning "open up, unfold, comfortable, easy" or (seo) meaning "felicitous omen, auspicious". This name can be formed by other hanja character combinations as well.
JUOZAPAS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of JOSEPH.
JUOZAS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian short form of JOSEPH.
JÚPITER m Roman Mythology (Spanish, Portuguese)
Spanish and Portuguese form of JUPITER.
JUPITER m Roman Mythology (Anglicized)
From Latin Iuppiter, which was ultimately derived from the Indo-European *Dyeu-pater, composed of the elements Dyeus (see ZEUS) and pater "father". Jupiter was the supreme god in Roman mythology. He presided over the heavens and light, and was responsible for the protection and laws of the Roman state. This is also the name of the fifth and largest planet in the solar system.
JURAJ m Slovak, Croatian
Slovak and Croatian form of GEORGE.
JŪRATĖ f Lithuanian
From Lithuanian jūra meaning "sea". This is the name of a sea goddess who falls in love with a fisherman in the Lithuanian folk tale Jūratė and Kastytis.
JURE m Slovene, Croatian
Slovene and Croatian form of GEORGE.
JUREK m Polish
Diminutive of JERZY.
JÜRGEN m Low German, German
Low German form of GEORGE.
JURGEN m Dutch
Dutch form of GEORGE.
JURĢIS m Latvian
Latvian form of GEORGE.
JURGIS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of GEORGE.
JURGITA f Lithuanian
Feminine form of JURGIS.
JÜRI m Estonian
Estonian form of GEORGE.
JURIAN m Medieval Low German
Medieval Low German form of GEORGE.
JURICA m Croatian, Slovene
Diminutive of JURAJ or JURIJ.
JURIJ m Slovene, Sorbian
Slovene and Sorbian form of GEORGE.
JURIS m Latvian
Latvian form of GEORGE.
JŪRŌ m Japanese
From Japanese () meaning "ten" and () meaning "son". Traditionally this name was given to the tenth son. Other combinations of kanji characters are possible as well.
JURO (1) m Croatian
Croatian form of GEORGE.
JURO (2) m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 十郎 (see JŪRŌ).
JUROU m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 十郎 (see JŪRŌ).
JURRE m Frisian
Short form of JURRYT.
JURRIAAN m Dutch
Dutch form of GEORGE.
JURRYT m Frisian
Frisian form of GERARD.
JUSSI m Finnish
Finnish form of JOHN.
JUSTA f Late Roman, Spanish
Feminine form of JUSTUS. This was the name of a few early saints.
JUSTE m French
French form of JUSTUS.
JUSTICE m & f English
From an occupational surname meaning "judge, officer of justice" in Old French. This name can also be given in direct reference to the English word justice.
JUSTIINA f Finnish (Rare)
Finnish form of Iustina (see JUSTINA).
JUSTIN m English, French, Slovene
From the Latin name Iustinus, which was derived from JUSTUS. This was the name of several early saints including Justin Martyr, a Christian philosopher of the 2nd century who was beheaded in Rome. It was also borne by two Byzantine emperors. As an English name, it has occasionally been used since the late Middle Ages, though it did not become common until the 20th century. Famous modern bearers include pop stars Justin Timberlake (1981-) and Justin Bieber (1994-).
JUSTÍNA f Slovak
Slovak form of Iustina (see JUSTINA).
JUSTINA f English, Spanish, Slovene, Lithuanian, Late Roman
From Latin Iustina, the feminine form of Iustinus (see JUSTIN). This name was borne by several early saints and martyrs.
JUSTINAS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of JUSTIN.
JUSTĪNE f Latvian
Latvian form of Iustina (see JUSTINA).
JUSTINE f French, English, Dutch, German
French form of Iustina (see JUSTINA). This is the name of the heroine in the novel Justine (1791) by the Marquis de Sade.
JUSTINIAN m History
From the Latin name Iustinianus, which was derived from Iustinus (see JUSTIN). This was the name of a 6th-century Byzantine emperor who attempted to restore the borders of the Roman Empire.
JUSTINO m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Iustinus (see JUSTIN).
JUSTO m Spanish
Spanish form of JUSTUS.
JUSTUS m German, Dutch, Finnish, Late Roman
Latin name meaning "just". This name was borne by at least eight saints.
JUSTY m & f English
Diminutive of JUSTIN or JUSTINE.
JUSTYN m Polish
Polish form of Iustinus (see JUSTIN).
JUSTÝNA f Czech
Czech form of Iustina (see JUSTINA).
JUSTYNA f Polish
Polish form of Iustina (see JUSTINA).
JUSUF m Bosnian, Indonesian
Bosnian and Indonesian form of YUSUF.
JUSZTINA f Hungarian
Hungarian form of Iustina (see JUSTINA).
JUTTA f German
Probably a medieval Low German form of JUDITH. It might also derive from a Germanic name such as JUDDA.
JUTURNA f Roman Mythology
Meaning unknown. Juturna was the Roman goddess of fountains and springs. According to Virgil she was the sister of Turnus.
JUUL f & m Dutch
Dutch short form of JULIA or JULIUS.
JUUROU m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 十郎 (see JŪRŌ).
JUUSO m Finnish
Finnish short form of JOSEPH.
JUVELA f Esperanto
From Esperanto juvelo meaning "jewel".
JUVENAL m History, Portuguese
From the Roman cognomen Iuvenalis, which meant "youthful" in Latin. Juvenal was a Roman satirist of the 1st century.
JUVENTAS f Roman Mythology
Means "youth" in Latin. Juventas was the Roman goddess of youth, equivalent to the Greek goddess Hebe.
JU-WON m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean (ju) meaning "circumference" combined with (won) meaning "first, origin" or (won) meaning "beautiful woman". Other hanja character combinations are possible.
JYOTHI f & m Indian, Telugu, Malayalam
Telugu and Malayalam form of JYOTI.
JYOTI f & m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Assamese, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit ज्योतिस् (jyotis) meaning "light". This is a transcription of both the feminine form ज्योती and the masculine form ज्योति.
JYOTSNA f Indian, Hindi
Means "moonlight" in Sanskrit.
JYRGAL m & f Kyrgyz
Means "happiness" in Kyrgyz.
JYRI m Finnish
Finnish form of YURIY.
JYRKI m Finnish
Finnish form of JÖRG.
JYTTE f Danish
Danish form of JUTTA.
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