Baby Name Juniper

Juniper is a girl’s name of Latin origin meaning “young”. Juniper is a fresh-feeling nature name — it’s a small evergreen shrub — with lots of energy. A new favorite of fashionable parents, Juniper joins such other tree and shrub names as Hazel, Acacia, and Willow.

Juniper is a nature name with lots of energy. Junipers are small evergreen shrubs, with fresh-feeling names joining Hazel and Willow.

Juniper is such a lovely and exciting new name! It is part of the trend of naming after nature, as in Willow and Rowan. Juniper comes from the Latin word juniperus, meaning “young”, which is similar to the botanical term “juni-“. A lovely choice for parents looking for an unusual yet trendy name with a pleasant feel.

Juniper, originally a surname for someone who came from the region of Genoa in Italy , is a name that comes from the Latin word juniparus meaning “young” or “newly cultivated”. Juniper was the name of the oldest daughter in a family on the 1980s television show, “Little House on the Prairie.”

Juniper is a playful and beautiful name with a floral, nature-inspired identity. This positive name is less stuffy and is perfect for parents looking for something unique yet classic.

Juniper is a trendy little nature name with a modern feel. It’s perfect for parents who want to give their daughter a name that’s not too common, but not too unusual either.

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Latin : Juniper berry
  • Latin: Young

What does Juniper mean and stand for?

The name Juniper is of Latin origin and is a type of berry, but the tree name can also mean “young.” This Latin tree name is derived from the word iuniperus.

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Juniper Rank in US Top 1000

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Juniper Popularity

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Famous People Named Juniper

  • Juniper Sagepen name of Margaret Wise Brown and Edith Thacher Hurd, American children’s authors

Juniper in Pop Culture

  • “The Life and Times Of Juniper Lee” animated series and main character
  • “Juniper” novel by Monica Furlong and its main character
  • Juniper Beatrice “Junie B.” Jonesmain character in the Junie B. Jones series
  • Junipernymph in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series by Rick Riordan.
  • Juniper “Joon” Pearlcharacter from the movie “Benny and Joon”
  • Junipercharacter in 2012 movie “Mud”
  • Juniper Coopercharacter on TV series “Riverdale,” twin of brother Dagwood Cooper
  • Juniper Blythecharacter in “The distant hours” by Kate Morton
  • JuniperPachyrhinosaurus in the film “Walking with Dinosaurs 3D”
  • Juniper Woodscharacter in video game ‘Ace Attorney’
  • Aurea Juniperprofessor character in the Pokemon Black and White video games
  • “Jennifer Juniper” Song by Donovan
  • Juniper Andromedacharacter in Sarah J Maas’s Crescent City

Juniper Baby Name Popularity

The name Juniper is a girl’s name of Latin origin meaning “young”.Juniper is a fresh-feeling nature name — it’s a small evergreen shrub — with lots of energy. A new favorite of fashionable parents, Juniper joins such other tree and shrub names as Hazel, Acacia, and Willow.

Juniper has an interesting variety of associations — it’s mentioned in the Old Testament, was used in Renaissance paintings to represent chastity, has berries used to flavor gin, and Juniper is the Saint of Comedy. A male St. Juniper was a follower of St. Francis of Assisi. Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny author Margaret Wise Brown sometimes used the pen name of Juniper Sage. And in the Junie P. Jones kids’ books, Junie’s full name is Juniper Beatrice. There also have been Junipers is cartoon series (The Life and Times of Juniper Lee) and comic strips as well.

The name got something of a hippieish vibe via the 1969 hit Donovan song, ‘Jennifer Juniper.’

Juniper entered the U.S. Top 1000 for the first time in 2011.

Popularity

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According to Social Security Administration data, Juniper has been steadily increasing in popularity. It entered the scene at 953 in 2011, and broke the top 200 for the first time in 2019. Juniper reached its peak rank of 172 in 2020.

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Juniper was at its peak popularity in December 2018.

Juniper is a natural name that invokes images of a small evergreen shrub. While it was mentioned in the Old Testament, used in Renaissance paintings, and is the name for the Saint of Comedy, it has only recently gained popularity in the modern world. In the Junie B. Jones series, the main character’s full name is Juniper Beatrice. Authors Margaret Wise Brown and Edith Thacher Hurd use the pen name Juniper Sage occasionally, as well. Juniper has also made appearances in RiverdalePercy Jackson and the Olympians, and Mud.

Where is it Popular?

Juniper was searched for most often in the following states:https://trends.google.com/trends/embed/explore/GEO_MAP?req=%7B%22comparisonItem%22%3A%5B%7B%22keyword%22%3A%22juniper%22%2C%22geo%22%3A%22US%22%2C%22time%22%3A%22today%205-y%22%7D%5D%2C%22category%22%3A0%2C%22property%22%3A%22%22%7D&tz=420&eq=date%3Dtoday%25205-y%26geo%3DUS%26q%3Djuniper

Nicknames for Juniper

  • June
  • Junie
  • Juno

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