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EnglishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Julian

  1. The Roman emperor Flavius Claudius Julianus or Julian the Apostate.
  2. A male given name derived, via Julianus from Julius
  3. A female given name derived from Juliana. It was popular in medieval England but today mostly appears in the form Gillian.
  4. A census-designated place in California.
  5. A village in Nebraska.
  6. A census-designated place in North Carolina.
  7. A census-designated place in Pennsylvania.

QuotationsEdit

  • 1380s-1390s, Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales: General Prologue:
    An housholdere, and that a greet, was he; / Seint Julian was he in his contree. / His breed, his ale, was alweys after oon, / A bettre envyned man was nowher noon.
  • 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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AdjectiveEdit

Julian

  1. of, or relating to Julius Caesar

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CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English Julian. Also from Spanish Julián.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ju‧lian

Proper nounEdit

Julian

  1. a male given name

DanishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Julian

  1. A male given name derived from Latin Julianus.

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately, from Latin iūliānus.

Proper nounEdit

Julian m

  1. A male given name.

Usage notesEdit

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

DeclensionEdit

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Julian
Accusative Julian
Dative Juliani
Genitive Julians

FinnishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Julian

  1. Genitive singular form of Julia.

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

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Proper nounEdit

Julian m (genitive Julians)

  1. A male given name derived from Latin Julianus.

NorwegianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Julian

  1. A male given name derived from Latin Julianus.

TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Julian.

Proper nounEdit

Julian

  1. A male given name