Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. yuy-lee-A-na(Dutch) yoo-lee-A-na(German) joo-lee-AN-ə(English) joo-lee-AHN-ə(English) khoo-LYA-na(Spanish) YOO-lee-a-na(Slovak)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Feminine form of Iulianus (see Julian). This was the name of a 4th-century saint and martyr from Nicomedia, and also of the Blessed Juliana of Norwich, also called Julian, a 14th-century mystic and author. The name was also borne by a 20th-century queen of the Netherlands. In England, this form has been in use since the 18th century, alongside the older form Gillian.

Related Names

VariantsJuliane(German) Julianna, Julianne(English) Iuliana(Ancient Roman)
DiminutivesLiane(German) Leanna, Liana(English) Liana(Portuguese)
Masculine FormsJulian(German) Julian(English) Julián(Spanish) Juliano(Portuguese) Iulianus(Ancient Roman)
Other Languages & CulturesUlyana(Belarusian) Yuliana(Bulgarian) Julijana(Croatian) Juliane, Julienne(French) Xiana(Galician) Julianna(Hungarian) Yuliana(Indonesian) Giuliana, Liana(Italian) Juliāna, Liāna(Latvian) Julijana(Macedonian) Julianna(Polish) Iuliana, Liana(Romanian) Uliana, Ulyana, Yuliana, Yulianna(Russian) Julijana(Serbian) Julijana(Slovene) Uliana, Ulyana(Ukrainian)
Same SpellingJuliāna


People think this name is

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Name Days

Austria: February 16
Austria: June 19
Germany: April 5
Slovakia: May 22
Spain: February 16


Entry updated December 7, 2022