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.
Masculine FormsJulian(German) Julian(English) Julián(Spanish) Juliano(Portuguese) Iulianus(Ancient Roman)
Other Languages & CulturesYuliana(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)
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Entry updated January 22, 2019