[ 2 syll. ju-lie, jul-ie ] The baby girl name Julie is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced JHUW-Liy in English or ZHuw-LIY in French †. Julie has its origins in the Latin language. It is used largely in English, French, and Scandinavian. Julie is a diminutive of the English, German, Polish, Portuguese, and Spanish Julia.
Julie is an all-time favorite. Currently it is still rather popular as a baby girl name, but to a lesser degree than it was previously. The name grew in popularity from the 1900s up to the 1960s; prior to that, it was of only modest use. At the height of its usage in 1969, 1.006% of baby girls were named Julie. It had a ranking of #12 then. The baby name has seen a substantial decline in frequency since then. In 2018, it ranked at #588 with a usage of 0.028%. Within the family of girl names directly related to Julie, Julia was the most popular. It was more widely used than Julie by 6 times in 2018. Julie has mainly been a baby girl name in the last century.
Baby names that sound like Julie include Jewellee, Jooley, Juleah, Julee, Juley, Juli, Julye, Giulie, Jackquel, Jacquel, Jacquelle, Jacquil, Jaele, Jaeli, Jaell, Jaelle, Jahel, Jahlee, Jahli, and Jaili.
† Pronunciation for Julie: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; ZH as in "beige (B.EY.ZH"
Details of famous persons named Julie:
Actress Julie Delpy, born 21 December 1969, Paris, France.
Actress Julianne Moore, born Julie Smith 3 December 1960, Fayetteville, North Carolina.
Model Julie Ordon, born 27 June 1984, Geneva, Switzerland.