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Juliana (variants Julianna, Giuliana, Iuliana, Yuliana, etc) is a feminine given name which is the feminine version of the Roman name Julianus. It is a portmanteau of the names Julia and Anna. Juliana or Giuliana was the name of a number of early saints, notably Saint Julian the Hospitaller, which ensured the name's continued popularity in the medieval period.


People with the given name Juliana or Julianna


Medieval

:''Ordered chronologically'' *Julianna of Paul and Juliana (died 270), Christian martyr during the Aurelian persecution *St. Juliana of Nicomedia (died 304), Christian martyr during the Diocletian persecution *St. Juliana (, a martyr associated with the legend of Saint Cucuphas * Juliana Grenier (died between 1213 and 1216) *St. Juliana of Liège (1193–1252), nun and visionary from Retinnes in Fléron in the Bishopric of Liège, now in Belgium *St. Juliana Falconieri (1270–1341), Italian foundress of the Servite Third Order *Juliana or
Julian of Norwich
Julian of Norwich
(1342–1416), English anchoress, Christian mystic and theologian *Juliana Holszanska (1375–1448), third wife of
Vytautas the Great
Vytautas the Great
, Grand Duke of Lithuania * Juliana Berners (1388–?), English writer on heraldry, hawking and hunting, said to have been a prioress


Early modern

:''Ordered chronologically'' * Juliana of Stolberg (1506–1580), German noble, mother of William the Silent *Juliana of Lazarevo (1530–1604), saint of the Orthodox Church *Juliana Morell (1594-1653),Spanish Dominican nun and the first woman to receive a Doctor of Laws degree *Juliana of Hesse-Darmstadt (1606–1659), wife of Count Ulrich II of East Frisia *Juliana of Hesse-Eschwege (1652–1693), German noble *Juliana Schierberg (died 1712), Swedish chamber maid and confidante of Princess Hedvig Sophia of Sweden *Juliana Dias da Costa (1658–1733), Christian woman of Portuguese descent who was influential in the court of the Mughal Empire *Juliana Annesley, Countess of Anglesey (died 1777) *Juliana Maria of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1729–1796), queen of Denmark between 1752 and 1766 *Juliana de Lannoy (1738–1782), Dutch artist and poet


Modern

:''Ordered alphabetically by last name'' *Juliana of the Netherlands (1909–2004), queen regnant of the Kingdom of the Netherlands *Juliana Alves (born 1982), Brazilian actress *Juliana Azumah-Mensah (born 1950), Ghanaian politician and former Minister for Women and Children's Affairs *Juliana Baroni (born 1978), Brazilian actress *Juliana Carneiro da Cunha (born 1949), Brazilian actress and ballet dancer *Juliana Didone (born 1984), Brazilian actress *Juliana Felisberta (born 1983), Brazilian beach volleyball player *Juliana Freire, Brazilian computer scientist *Juliana Furtado (born 1967), American mountain biker *Juliana González Valenzuela (born 1936), Mexican philosopher *Juliana Gromova (1924–1943), Ukrainian Soviet World War II anti-Nazi resistance member *Julianna Guill (born 1987), American actress *Juliana Hatfield (born 1967), American actress and guitarist/songwriter *Juliana Kanyomozi (born 1981), Ugandan pop musician *Juliana Knust (born 1981), Brazilian actress *Juliana Lohmann (born 1989), Brazilian actress *Julianna Margulies (born 1966), American actress *Julianna Rose Mauriello (born 1991), American actress *Julianna McCarthy (born 1929), American actress *Juliana Mickwitz (1889–1976), translator, linguist and cryptanalyst, inducted into the Cryptologic Hall of Honor *Julianna Naoupu (born 1990), New Zealand netball player *Juliana Paes (born 1979), Brazilian actress *Juliana Paiva (born 1993), Brazilian actress *Juliana Schalch (born 1985), Brazilian actress *Juliana Shonza (born 1987), Tanzanian politician *Julianna Smoot (born 1967), American political fundraiser *Julianna Tudja (born 1979), Hungarian hammer thrower *Juliana Veloso (born 1980), Brazilian diver *Juliana Walanika (1846–1931), court musician in the Kingdom of Hawaii


Animals

*Juliana (dog) (died 1946), a Great Dane awarded two Blue Cross medals *


See also

*, a given name *Yuliana, a given name *Iuliana, a given name *Uliana, a list of people with the given name Uliana or Ulyana {{given name Feminine given names