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Updated May 24, 2023

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Girl name origins & meanings

  • Latin : Youthful; a feminine version of Julius

What does Juliana mean and stand for?

The name Juliana is of Latin origin and means "youthful." It is the feminine form of Julius, and is comprised of the Latin word iuvenis, meaning "youthful." Juliana is also thought to be comprised of the Greek ioulos, meaning "downy-bearded." It is also thought to derive from the name Jovis, a form of Jupiter, which means "sky father."

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How Popular Is The Name Juliana

Family name origins & meanings

  • Spanish, Catalan, and southern Italian : feminine form of Juliano.

Famous people who gave their babies this name


According to Social Security Administration data, Juliana has been fairly stagnant, maintaining a position in the top 200 since 2001. Most years, Juliana maintains a position between 150 and 190, reaching a peak rank of 146 in 2010. It still remains much more popular than its sister spelling, Julianna.

However, it is the 5th most popular name on

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Juliana was at its peak popularity in February 2021. .

Juliana is both a saintly and royal name, dominating the charts in older days. Though not as popular as it once was, Juliana still has notable namesakes such as author Juliana Horatia Ewing, actress Juliana Horatia Ewing, musician Juliana Hatfield, and actress Juliana Couto Paes. Alternative spellings of this name still seem to be more popular.

Where is it Popular?

Juliana was searched for most often in the following states:

Nicknames for Juliana

  • Ana
  • Judy
  • Julia
  • Julie

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