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.
Other Languages & CulturesYuliana(Bulgarian) Julijana(Croatian) Juliane, Julienne(French) Xiana(Galician) Julianna(Hungarian) Yuliana(Indonesian) Giuliana, Liana(Italian) Julijana(Macedonian) Julianna(Polish) Iuliana, Liana(Romanian) Uliana, Ulyana, Yuliana, Yulianna(Russian) Julijana(Serbian) Julijana(Slovene)