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See also Julián, and jùliǎn
See also Julián

English

Proper noun

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.

Quotations

  • 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.

Translations

Adjective

Julian

  1. of, or relating to Julius Caesar

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Danish

Proper noun

Julian

  1. A male given name derived from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:da:Template:lang:la derivations]] Julianus.

German

Proper noun

Julian [[Category:Template:lang:de proper nouns|Julian]]

  1. A male given name derived from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:de:Template:lang:la derivations]] Julianus.

Norwegian

Proper noun

Julian

  1. A male given name derived from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:no:Template:lang:la derivations]] Julianus.

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