[ 2 syll. ju-les, jul-es ] The baby boy name Jules is also used as a girl name, but the use for boys is much more common. Its pronunciation is ZH-uwowLZ †. Jules is largely used in the Dutch, English, and French languages, and it is derived from Latin origins.
Jules is a Dutch, English, and French pet form of the name Julian (English, German, Spanish, and Polish).
Jules is also an English and French variant of the name Julius (English, German, and Greek).
Jules is an uncommon baby name for boys. At the height of its usage in 1911, 0.019% of baby boys were given the name Jules. Its ranking then was #422. The baby name has since fallen from favor, and is now of very modest use. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly linked to Jules, Julian was the most popular. In the past century Jules has predominantly been a baby boy name.
† Pronunciation for Jules: ZH as in "beige (B.EY.ZH" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)"
A famous person named Jules is Author, Jules Verne, born 8 February 1828 - 24 March 1905, Nantes, France.