It's Celebrate Your Name Week. So to celebrate, I'm going to do a post for each day's festivities.
Today is Fun Facts Day
Celebrate names today by finding fun facts about names.
According to Behind the Name, Julie is a French form of Julia. In French, it's pronounced zhoo-LEE, while in English it is pronounced JOO-lee.
"Julie Don't Live Here" is a song by the Electric Light Orchestra.
Ranked #302 on the Social Security Administration list for babies born in 2007. In the year I was born (1977) it was ranked #58.
Julie/Julia is the feminine form of Julius.
The name Julie appeared in a non-French literary work, Miss Julie, written in 1888 by a Swedish playwright, August Strindberg.