Name: Junior

Origin and Meaning of the Name Junior

  • Meaning:
    Younger
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (JOON yer)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Junior)
  • Rating:
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Miscellaneous Info for Junior

  • Categories:
  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Junior is often employed as a nickname for a son, usually one named after his father.

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Popularity Rank of Junior (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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Junior - Rankings by Year

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(Source: U.S. SSA)
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