Julian: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Julian | Boys
Origin of the name Julian:
From the Latin Julianus, which is a derivative of Julius, and old Roman family name thought to be derived from Iulus (the first down on the chin, downy-bearded). Because a person just beginning to develop facial hair is young, “youth” became an accepted meaning of the name.
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The name Julian is really popular in Austria- #10 boy name.
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I have a nephew named Julian (12) who lives with my husband and I after his father (my older brother) was killed in a car accident a few years ago. He's like my own son and I love him with all my heart. His middle name is Mitchell.
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Ian, Jules, Julie, Jule, Jude
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Julian Edelman, American football player
Julian Vandervelde, American football player
Julian Schnabel, American artist
Julian Mandrake, American guitarist
Julian Adams, American actor
Julian Dorio, American musician
Julian Casablancas, American musician
Julian Hawthorne, American writer and journalist
Julian Castro, American politician.
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The Beatles' song "Hey Jude" was supposedly written for John Lennon's son, Julian. It was originally written as "Hey Jules" but when it came time to record it, Paul McCartney decided that was too personal and changed the name to Jude.
Julian is the main character in a series of children's books by Ann Cameron (the first title of which is "Stories Julian Tells").
Julian Baker is a character on the CW show, One Tree Hill.
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Global Popularity of the Name Julian
- #10 in Austria
- #13 in Germany
- #18 in Netherlands
- #37 in Norway
- #61 in United States
- #98 in Australia (Victoria)
- #106 in Canada (British Columbia)
- #151 in Canada (Alberta)
- #168 in Canada (Quebec)