Meaning and Name Origin
Juliana \j(u)-lia-na\ 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.
Juliana▲ has 43 more different forms via Gillian, Jillian, Julianne, Julie, Juliet: Ghilian, Ghiliane, Gilian, Giliana, Gillan, Gillianna, Jilian, Jiliana, Jillaine, Jillan, Jillana, Jillane, Jillanne, Jillayne, Jillene, Jillesa, Jillian▲, Jilliana, Jilliane, Jilliann, Jillianna, Jillianne, Jillyan, Jillyanna, Julee, Juleen, Julette, Juley, Juliaetta, Julienne, Julieta, Juliett, Julietta, Juliette▲, Juline, Jullee, Jullie, Jully, July, Julyet, Julyne, Jyllian and Jyllina.
Juliana is a very prominent first name for women (#844 out of 4276, Top 20%) and a slightly less prominent last name for all people (#83238 out of 88799, Top 94%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Juliana for girls. Juliana entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its top rank of #146 in the U.S. in the year 2010, and is presently at #157. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Juliana and associated names. Julia (#86 last year), Julianna (#185), Juliette (#255), Juliet (#258), Giuliana (#373), Jillian (#385), Julie (#409), Liana (#582), Julianne (#901), Julieta (#961), Juliann, Jill and Gillian are the popular related forms of Juliana (#157 last year) ranked in the Top 1000. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity in the year 2011 and are almost as popular today, but with the versions Julianne, Julie, Jill and Gillian becoming less fashionable. The most trendy birth names in this compilation are Giuliana (#373), Juliette (#255), Juliet (#258), Julianna (#185) and Liana (#582), with Juliet and Juliette having a resurgence in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)