Name: Julius

Origin and Meaning of the Name Julius

  • Meaning:
    Down-bearded youth
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (JOO lee us); (JOOL yus)
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Miscellaneous Info for Julius

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    English and Greek speaking countries
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    Julius Caesar was a Roman general and politician. His assassination was fictionalised in Shakespeare's 'Julius Caesar'. He was of the gens or clan of Julia, and so Julius was passed on to his nephew, the emperor Augustus, who was the founder of the Julio-Claudian dynasty of Roman emperors.

    There have been three popes named Julius.

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