- a female given name: derived from Julius.
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Examples from the Web for julia
Julia Cooke is the author of The Other Side of Paradise: Life in the New Cuba.Book Bag: Great Books About Cuba
December 20, 2014
Phil Hoffman had to transform himself into Truman Capote while Julia Roberts won for being brassy in Erin Brockovich.Exclusive: Aaron Sorkin Thinks Male Film Roles Have Bigger ‘Degree of Difficulty’ Than Female Ones
December 15, 2014
The Julia Louis-Dreyfus series is not just the funniest show on the network, it's the funniest show on TV.15 Enraging Golden Globe TV Snubs and Surprises: Amy Poehler, 'Mad Men' & More
December 11, 2014
Forty Years Young: Hello Kitty and the Power of Cute By Julia Rubin, Racked Hello Kitty is everywhere.The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, Nov 17-23, 2014
November 23, 2014
This makes the bravery of Julia and Sveta, a lesbian couple, to appear in the documentary that much more moving.The ‘Hunted’ Gays of Putin’s Russia: Vicious Vigilantes and State Bigotry Close Up
October 6, 2014
Julia's seen her; she's talked and talked till I had to come.The Bacillus of Beauty
Lady Julia; do not blame yourself so severely for what has passed!
He looked to the door at every new entrance—no Lady Julia appeared.
Julia wilted a little; but her sister, Mrs. Glynn, was not perturbed.
"I wonder he doesn't object to that adopted baby," said Julia Esterbrook.
Word Origin and History for julia
fem. proper name, from Latin Iulia, fem. of Iulius (see Julius).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper