nounpl. -·lys′ or -·lies′
Origin of JulyMiddle English Julie from Anglo-French from Classical Latin Julius from mensis Julius, the month of Julius Caesar
Origin of JulyMiddle English Julie from Old North French from Latin Iūlius after Iūlius Caesar, Julius Caesar ; see dyeu- in Indo-European roots.
From Middle English iulius, from Anglo-Norman julie, from Old French jule, from Latin iūlius (Gaius Julius Caesar's month), perhaps a contraction of *Iovilios, "descended from Jove", from Latin Iuppiter, from Proto-Indo-European *dyeu-pəter-, vocative case of godfather, from Proto-Indo-European *deiw-os, god, + *pəter, father