Julian

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See also: Julián and Júlian

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdʒuː.li.ən/
  • (CDP in Pennsylvania): IPA(key): /dʒuː.liˈæn/

Proper noun[edit]

Julian

  1. The Roman emperor Flavius Claudius Julianus or Julian the Apostate.
  2. A male given name from Latin Iulianus, from Iulius.
  3. A female given name from Latin, of medieval English usage, variant of Gillian.
  4. An English patronymic surname​.
  5. A French patronymic surname, a variant of Julien.
  6. A locale in the United States.
    1. A village in Nebraska; named for early French settler Julian Bahuaud.
    2. A census-designated place in San Diego County, California; named for early settler Mike Julian.
    3. A census-designated place in Pennsylvania.
    4. An unincorporated community in Kansas.
    5. An unincorporated community in North Carolina.
    6. An unincorporated community in West Virginia; named for early landowner Julian Hill.

Quotations[edit]

  • 1813 George Crabbe, Tracy, Poems by George Crabbe, Adolphus William Ward,The University Press (1907), page 455:
    "I'll give the Boy a Name you must approve: / He shall be Julian!" "An heroic Name / Of some old fool!" said the indignant Dame. / "Fool!" said the Husband; "nay, a glorious Prince; / Nor have Mankind beheld his equal since, / He the whole World from Superstition Free'd / And left the Bigots neither Cross or Creed.
  • 1968 Robin Maugham, The Second Window, McGraw - Hill, page 275:
    I was hoping the man would have some romantic name like Sebastian or Julian. However, as a surname Fletcher's all right.

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Julian

  1. of, or relating to Julius Caesar

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Julian. Also from Spanish Julián.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ju‧lian

Proper noun[edit]

Julian

  1. a male given name from English

Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Julian

  1. A male given name derived from Latin Julianus.

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately, from Latin iūliānus.

Proper noun[edit]

Julian m

  1. A male given name.

Usage notes[edit]

  • son of Julian: Juliansson
  • daughter of Julian: Juliansdóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Julian
Accusative Julian
Dative Juliani
Genitive Julians

Finnish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Julian

  1. Genitive singular form of Julia.

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Julian m (genitive Julians)

  1. A male given name from Latin Julianus

Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Julian

  1. A male given name derived from Latin Julianus.

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Julian.

Proper noun[edit]

Julian

  1. A male given name from English