Julius Family History

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Julius Name Meaning

From the Latin personal name Julius, an aristocratic Roman family name made famous by Julius Caesar, the first Roman emperor. The personal name was borne in the Middle Ages by various minor Christian saints, and was nearly as popular as its derivative Julian. As a modern surname it is found in various European languages, generally as a humanistic name or a re-Latinization of a vernacular form such as French Jules.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Jules, Julian, Lucius, Darius, Julio, Justus, Julien, Tullius, Dulin

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Julius Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Julius name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Julius. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • European Jewish


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Julius Family Origin

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Julius Family Occupations

What did your Julius ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Julius. A less common occupation for the Julius family was Barber. The most common Julius occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Julius's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Barber


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Julius Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Julius. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Julius census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Julius. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Julius. For the veterans among your Julius ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Julius Life Expectancy

What is the average Julius lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Julius life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Julius in 1944 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Julius ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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