If your name is Julia, you are all about management and organizational skill. You are a born business leader, and you are likely to find great success in any business venture you undertake. As you analyze business situations, you have a remarkable talent for seeing every detail, but never losing site of the big picture and how it all fits together. You are practical as you go about your business, and you are blessed with the ability to understand technical jargon and the use of technology. You expect only the best from yourself, and truth be told, you expect just as much from those around you. So it’s important to be patient with others as well as yourself! In general, you are a wonderful team leader and always able to bring out the best in people Your efficiency and practicality help you to take on a great deal of responsibility, especially in your work life.
The challenge for you is to temper your serious and responsible nature so that you can foster understanding with others and open up to share a more emotional connection. There is more to life than business, after all, and you desire these close personal relationships in which you share mutual understanding and love.
The name Julia is the feminine form of the boys’ name Julius. The name Julius, in turn, has several possible sources: the Greek “ioulus”, meaning “downy-bearded”, the Roman-Latin word “juvenalis” meaning “youthful” or possibly the Latin “Jovilius”, meaning “descended from Jove” (Jupiter). The name Julia itself appears in the New Testament in the Book of Romans, as a woman greeted by Paul.
For as long as the popularity of names has been tracked in the U.S., Julia has been on the popularity charts at high usage. The only exception is between the 1950s and 1970s, when the French form Julie took its place. Julia reached its peak position of #27 in 2001.
One of the most famous Julias of all-time is TV chef and well-known gourmet Julia Childs. She is joined on our list of famous Julias by “Pretty Woman” Julia Roberts and Seinfeld’s Elaine, Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Another iconic Julia is not known by her birth name of Julia Wells, but instead by her stage name Julie Andrews. Julie Andrew is famous for her roles as “Mary Poppins” and Maria von Trapp in the “Sound of Music.” More famous Julias include comic Julia Sweeney, actresses Julia Ormond, Julia Dean and Julia Newmeyer, and author of the Battle Hymn of the Republic, Julia Ward Howe.