Junior


Junior

Junior comes from the Latin for "younger."

It may refer to:
* Junior (suffix) (usually "Jr"), the suffix given to a child with the exact name as a parent (typically a son and father)
* US standard clothing size, where "Junior" is a women's clothing size
* Atlético Junior, a football (soccer) team from Barranquilla, Colombia
* Junior (chess), a world-champion chess program
* Junior ice hockey, ice hockey league for players under 21
* Scottish Junior Football Association, lower division football in Scotland (not age restricted)
* Junior tennis, tennis for players under 18
* Junior high school, a school between elementary school and high school, often called middle school or intermediate school
* Junior school, school for children about 6 to 11 in Australia, Ireland, and the UK
* High school junior, a student in eleventh grade
* Junior (university), the third year of a four year higher education program
* Junior senator, the senator from a state with lesser seniority
* Junior (band), a pop music punk band from Texas

To the following people, as a surname:
* Leovegildo Lins da Gama Júnior, a Brazilian football (soccer) playera Brazilian football (soccer) player who played in the 1982 and 1986 FIFA World Cups.
* Júnior Baiano (Raimundo Ferreira Ramos Júnior), a Brazilian football (soccer) player in the 1998 FIFA World Cup. The Demonym "Baiano" indicates his birth in the Bahia state.
* Jenílson Ângelo de Souza Júnior, a Brazilian football (soccer) player who played in the 2002 FIFA World Cup.
*José Vítor Roque Júnior, a Brazilian football (soccer) player who played in the 2002 FIFA World Cup (known as Roque Júnior).
* José Luiz Guimarães Sanabio Júnior a Brazilian football (soccer) player playing in FC Copenhagen.
*Manuel Oliveira Silva Júnior
*Fábio Júnior, a Brazilian football (soccer) player currently with Hapoel Tel Aviv.

Among specific people, as a nickname:
* Dale Earnhardt, Jr., an American NASCAR driver.
* Ken Griffey, Jr., a baseball player.
* Junior Giscombe, an 80's British R&B singer/songwriter.
* Junior Reid, a Jamaican reggae singer.

Use in fiction:
* "Junior" (film), a 1994 comedy film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.
* "Junior" (2005 film), a 2005 French animated film.
* Jr. (Xenosaga), a character in the "Xenosaga" game series.
* In "Fraggle Rock", the name of the Gorgs' son
* A character on Reno 911!, Travis Junior, portrayed by Robert Ben Garant
* The name of the child character in the movie "Problem Child"

See also

* Senior
* Junior - Ju'niar - Yiddish word meaning the close proximity of a friend


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