"youthful or sky father"

Julianna Origin and Meaning

The name Julianna is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "youthful or sky father".

Together with Julian, the name Juliana/Julianna derives from Julius, a Roman family name. Its origin is shrouded in history, but possible roots include Latin iuvenis, meaning "youthfu"; Greek ioulos, meaning "downy-bearded"; or Jovis, a form of Jupiter, which means "sky father".

This spelling, popularized by popular actress Julianna Margulies, is climbing up the lists. One of the Dixie Chicks--Emily Robison--used it for her daughter.

# 330 in the US

Julianna Rank in US Top 1000

# 1763 on Nameberry

Julianna Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Julianna Popularity

Famous People Named Julianna

  • Julianna MarguliesAmerican actress
  • Julianna McCarthyAmerican actress
  • Julianna GuillAmerican actress
  • Julianna PeñaAmerican mixed martial artist
  • Julianna Joy ZobristAmerican Christian singer
  • Julianna BaggottAmerican novelist
  • Julianna SmootAmerican political fundraiser
  • Julianna YoungAmerican model
  • Julianna Rose MaurielloAmerican actress
  • Júlianna "Júlia" TudjaHungarian hammer thrower
  • Julianna BarwickAmerican musician
  • Julianna (JB)daughter of YouTuber itsJudysLife
  • Julianna “Annie” Leblancfrom the YouTube channel Bratayley
  • Julianna Marini (b. 2006)daughter of actor Gilles Marini
  • Julianna Tex Robison (b. 2006)daughter of American songwriter and singer Emily Robison Strayer
  • Julianna Reitz (b. 2011)daughter of NFL player Joe Reitz

Julianna in Pop Culture

  • Julianna Coxcharacter on TV's Homicide: Life on the Streets
  • Julianna Bakercharacter in movie 'Flipped'
  • Julianna Giannicharacter in movie 'Vanilla Sky'
  • Julianna Callaghancharacter on TV series "Flashpoint"