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What does Juliana mean?

Juliana Pronunciation of Juliana [ju-liana] as a girls' name is pronounced joo-lee-AH-nah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Juliana is "youthful; Jove's child". Feminine of Julius or Julian. First used in the early Christian era. Saint Juliana of Florence (14th century). Also a royal name in the Netherlands. See also Julian, Gillian, Jillian, and Julie. Actresses Juliet Phillips, Juliet Moore, Julianne Margulies.

Associated with: youthful, saint, royal (queen).


Juliana has 8 variants: Giuliana, Juliane, Juliann, Julianna, Julianne, Julieann, Julieanna and Julieanne.

Related girl names: Jill, Liana, Giulia and Julia.

22 more different relations via Gillian, Jillian, Julianne, Julie, Juliet: Gilian, Giliana, Jilian, Jiliana, Jillan, Jillana, Jillane, Jillian, Jilliana, Jilliane, Jilliann, Jillianna, Juleen, Juliaetta, Julienne, Julieta, Juliett, Julietta, Juline, Julyne, Jyllian and Jyllina.

Creative forms:
(female) Julan, Julyn, ..

(male) Julidan, Julija, ..

Middle name pairings:
Juliana Leigha (J.L.), ..

How popular is Juliana?

Juliana is a very prominent first name for women (#844 out of 4276, Top 20%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#48665 out of 150436, Top 32%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Juliana reached its top rank of #146 in the U.S. in the year 2010, and is presently at #168. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Juliana name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Juliana outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Julia (#89 from recent data), Julianna (#191), Juliet (#240), Jillian (#435), Julie (#453), Giuliana (#463), Liana (#527), Julieta (#804), Julianne (#898), Julietta (#1675), Gillian (#1733), Julienne, Juliann, Giulia, Jill, Julian, Juliane and Julieann are the popular related forms of Juliana (#168 from recent data) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Juliaetta, are seldom used. These relations of Juliana reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 (average #1270) and have become significantly less common since (#1140, down 57.1%), with versions like Jill falling out of fashion. The most trendy birth names in this compilation are Juliet, Julieta, Liana, Julianna and Juliana.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Juliana, Gillian, Giulia, Giuliana, Jill in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jillian, Julia, Julian, Juliane, Juliann in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Julianna, Julianne, Julie, Julieann, Julienne in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Juliet, Julieta, Julietta, Liana in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Julia, Julie outside U.S.

Similar Names

Juliana is pronounced similarly to Giulianna, Jaelana, Jalaina, Jalayna, Jalena, Jelani, Jelena, Jelina, Jilana, Jiuliana, Jolana, Jolanna, Jolena, Jolina, Jolyna, Julayna, Julena, Julina, Julliana, Julyana and Julyanna. Other recommended names are Aliana, Auriana, Diliana, Dulciana, Dulsiana, Eliana, Elliana, Galiana, Iliana, Illiana, Jalin, Jaline, Jiana, Jolan, Jolean, Jolin, Joline, Juana, Judeana, Julaine, Juliaeta (see Julia), Julinka, Julisa, Julisha, Juliska, Julissa, Julita, Julitta, Jumana, Juniata, Liliana, Luciana, Luziana, Miliana, Oliana and Quiana. These names tend to be less frequently used than Juliana.

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