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Italian Baby Names

English translation/equivalent: Julia, Julie

Origin: From the Latin surname Iulius, probably a derivative of Iovis "Jupiter."

Name Day/Onomastico: May 21—in memory of St. Julia the Virgin, martyred in Corsica in 450 for refusing to participate in a pagan ritual.

Related Name/Other Italian Forms: feminine form of Giulio

Guide to Italian Baby Names


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