Juliana Name Meaning & Origin
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."
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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- Comments and insights on the name Juliana: | Edit
It's a very pretty name, and people remind me of that daily.
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It's very common for the spellings of Julianna and Juliana to be confused with each other. It's also very common for the name to be mispronounced.
- Nicknames for Juliana: | Edit
Julie, Jules, Juls, 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
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The Juliana Theory - now-defunct Christian rock band
Juliana Craine from The Man in the High Castle