Juliana is a classic girl’s baby name that has ties to royalty and deities! With two recent European Queens bearing the name it’s no question that this is a refined, beautiful name for a baby girl.
Meaning of the name Juliana:
Old Roman/Latin: youthful, downy-bearded
Greek: sky father
Origin of the name Juliana:
Juliana is derived from the Roman names Julius or Julianus. It is a portmanteau of the names Julia and Anna. Juliana is also derived from the Greek name Jovis or Jupiter which was the name of the god of the sky.
Symbolism of the name Juliana:
Jupiter is associated with lightning bolts which he would use to punish those that insulted or defied him. Lightning is a powerful force of nature, both beautiful and dangerous.
Style of the name Juliana:
Gender of the name Juliana:
Juliana is a girl's name.
Pronunciation of the name Juliana:
joo-lee-AN-ə, joo-lee-AHN-ə (English), yoo-LYA-na (German), khoo-LYA-na (Spanish)
Number of syllables in the name Juliana:
three or four, depending on pronunciation
Emotion evoked from the name Juliana:
Juliana evokes feelings of refinement and beauty.
Alternative spellings for the name Juliana:
Julianna, Yuliana, Julyana, Giuliana
Nicknames for the name Juliana:
Popularity of the name Juliana:
According to the Social Security Administration, Juliana has been a popular girl’s name since 2001 when it entered the top 200 baby names where it still remains.
Related names for the name Juliana:
Great middle names for the name Juliana and their meanings:
- Evelyn (desired)
- Eloise (desired)
- Amelia (work)
- Violet (purple)
- Scarlett (red)
- Willow (willow tree)
- Sage (wise)
Famous people with the name Juliana:
- Juliana of the Netherlands (queen regnant of the Netherlands)
- Juliana Ewing (English children's author)
- Juliana Hatfield (American musician)
- Juliana Veloso (Brazilian Olympic diver)
- Juliana of Brunswick (Queen of Denmark)
Julianas in popular culture:
- Juliana (film, “Quest for Camelot”)
- ”Juliana” (poem, by Cynewulf)
- ”Juliana” (play by John Crowne)
- Juliana (film, Juliana)