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
It's a very pretty name, and people remind me of that daily.
- Personal experiences with the name Juliana
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
Julie, Jules, Juls, Juju, Julie-bean, Julia, Julie-ooly, J-Peg
- Meanings and history of the name Juliana
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'.
- Famous real-life people named Juliana
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
The Juliana Theory - now-defunct Christian rock band
Juliana Craine from The Man in the High Castle