Other Word Forms of July
Origin of July
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
Middle English Julie from Old North French from Latin Iūlius after Iūlius Caesar, Julius Caesar dyeu- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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