JULIAN
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: JOO-lee-ən (English), JOOL-yən (English), YUWL-yahn (Polish), YOO-lee-ahn (German)   [key]
Meaning & History
From the Roman name Iulianus, which was derived from JULIUS. This was the name of the last pagan Roman emperor, Julian the Apostate (4th century). It was also borne by several early saints, including the legendary Saint Julian the Hospitaller. This name has been used in England since the Middle Ages, at which time it was also a feminine name (from Juliana, eventually becoming Gillian).
Related Names
VARIANTS: Jolyon, Julyan (English)
DIMINUTIVES: Jools, Jules (English)
FEMININE FORMS: Gill, Gillian, Jill, Jillie, Jilly, Juliana, Julianna, Julianne, Jillian (English), Julianna (Polish), Juliana, Juliane (German)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Iulianus (Ancient Roman), Julen (Basque), Yulian (Bulgarian), Julien (French), Giuliano (Italian), Iulian (Romanian), Yulian (Russian), Julián (Spanish)
Popularity
United States  ranked #47 
England/Wales  ranked #326 
Canada (BC)  - 
Australia (NSW)  - 
Austria  ranked #14 
Chile  ranked #92 
France  ranked #142 
Netherlands  ranked #15 
Norway  ranked #32 
Poland  ranked #43 
Sweden  ranked #93