Juliana Name Meaning & Origin

Juliana

Pronunciation: joo-lee-A-nə (key)

Origin of the name Juliana:

Common throughout Europe, Juliana is the Latin feminine form of Julianus, which is a derivative of Julius (the first down on the chin, downy-bearded."

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Nicknames for Juliana: | Edit

Julie, Jules, Juju, Julie-bean, Julia, Julie-ooly, J-Peg

Meanings and history of the name Juliana: | Edit

Juliana is the feminine form of the Latin name Julianus (Julian in English), which is in turn a derivative of Julius, the name of a famous Roman gens (clan). The Romans derived Julius from the Greek for 'downy', as in downy-bearded, so the "meaning" is often given as 'youthful'.

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Juliana, Queen of the Netherlands (1909-2004)
St. Juliana Falconieri (1270-1341), Italian founder of the Servite Third Order
Juliana Furtado, American mountain biker
Julianna Margulies, American actress

Juliana in song, story & screen: | Edit

The Juliana Theory - now-defunct Christian rock band
Juliana Craine from The Man in the High Castle

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