|Pronunciation||📣 \j(u)-lianna, juli(an)-na\|
|Number in U.S||👶 46,000|
|Rate in 2021||578|
|Name origin||🌍 Latin|
What does the name Julianna mean?
Juliana is the feminine form of Julián, a variant of Julio, whose meaning could be interpreted as "the one who belongs to Julio's family" or "woman with strong roots".
Julianna is a responsible, strong and independent woman. She likes to be able to dominate the situations that come her way, avoiding obstacles and overcoming all difficulties.
At work, Juliana shows great organizational skills and has a great sense of management. At times, she can seem a bit energetic and temperamental, making her difficult to work with. However, she is very generous, she always gives her best and knows how to appreciate the efforts of her subordinates, so, despite her authoritarianism, she is usually an admired person.
Her marked sense of justice makes Juliana feel a special attraction to professions related to law, such as judge or lawyer. She can also be found in an NGO, helping those most in need, or as an activist, firmly defending unjust causes.
Julianna is a feminine and impulsive woman. She has no problem finding a partner, although she does have problems keeping her by her side. She likes to take charge of the relationship and sometimes she comes off as possessive. However, she is capable of giving everything for the person she loves and will be very communicative and passionate with her. She will be a very protective mother, although she will not devote all the attention to her children that she would like due to her strong work commitments, which she will hardly give up.
The origin of the name Julianna
Juliana is the feminine form of Julián, which, in turn, is a variant of Julio, a name for which there are different theories regarding its origin and meaning.
According to some authors, Julián comes from the Latin word iulianus , which is a name for Julio and could be interpreted as "the one who belongs to Julio's family". The gens lulia or Julius lineage was one of the most prestigious in ancient Rome and it was to which Julius Caesar belonged. For this reason, some authors affirm that its meaning would be "the one with strong roots".
Other authors point out that, in fact, the name comes from the Greek term jovilius , whose meaning would be "consecrated to Jupiter", or from the word ioulios , also of Greek origin, which could be etymologically interpreted as "curly-haired".
Celebrities named Julianna
Among the best-known characters with this name we find Julianne Moore, American actress and producer born in North Carolina on December 3, 1960. She has a long and award-winning professional career: we have seen her in such emblematic films as The Hand That Rocks the Cradle , The Fugitive , The Lost World: Jurassic Park , Buggie Nights , Magnolia , The Hours , The Big Lebowski , Hannibal , Far From Heaven , Mysterious Obsession or The Hunger Games: Mockingjay , to name a few representative titles.
However, the film that has given her the most success is Always Alice , with which she won an Oscar, a Golden Globe, a BAFTA award and a Screen Actors Guild Award for best actress in 2015. In addition, she has a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Julianne Moore has always been closely linked to the world of children. She is the mother of two children, Caleb and Liv Helen, born in 1997 and 2002, respectively, from her marriage to Bart Freundlich. She has written several children's books and is an ambassador for the NGO Save the Children.
Julianna orange Nassau: Juliana of Orange-Nassau was Queen of the Netherlands from 1948 to 1980. Born in The Hague on April 30, 1909, she was the only child of Queen Wilhelmina and Prince Henry Vladimir. She married Prince Bernard of Lippe-Biesterfeld in 1937, with whom she had four daughters. Her eldest, Beatriz, succeeded to the throne in 1980. She died on March 20, 2004, at the age of 94.
Curiosities about Julianna
Juliana is a classic woman's name that was quite common in our country in the middle of the 20th century. According to data from the National Institute of Statistics, in Spain there are 20,294 women named Juliana and the average age is 66.7 years. However, today, it is a name little used by new dads.
Did you know that, in our country, the name of Julianna became especially famous because of a saint who is venerated in Santillana del Mar, in Cantabria ? Santa Juliana de Nicomedia was a saint and martyr of the Catholic Church whose body was transferred to Spain in the Middle Ages, specifically, to the town of Santillana del Mar. Her remains rest in the abbey that bears her name.
Julianna's name day
According to the saints, the saint of Juliana is celebrated on 15 different dates throughout the year. The most frequent are on February 16 and June 28, for Santa Juliana de Nicomedia.
Diminutives of Julianna
The most common diminutive of Juliana is Juli.
Giuliana, variant of Juliana
Giuliana is the Italian variant of the name Juliana. It is considered a more modern version of this name and proof of this is that the average age of women who are called that is 29 years. In any case, its use is rare, since there are only 336 women with the name of Giuliana in our country.
The lucky number is 8.
Julianna In other languages
In English, Julianne
In Italian, Julia
In French, Julienne
In Basque, Julene or Yulene
In Russian, Юлиана (Yuliana)
In Greek, Τζούλιανα
In Hebrew, ג'וליאנה