Origin:Greek
Popularity:49
Meaning:Youthful; Jove's child
Julian is a gender-neutral name of Greek origin, meaning “youthful” or “Jove’s child.” This addition coming into your home will bring with them the curiosity and innocence of youth, giving you the chance to see the world through a child’s eyes again. Full of inquisitiveness, baby Julian can embrace their youthful years, always remembering that joy as they grow. Jove, more commonly known as Jupiter, was followed in ancient Roman times as a sky god. With this heavenly mythological parentage to look to, your little Julian can embrace their role as a leader and a positive influence on those around them.

Famous People Named Julian

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  • Julian Assange
    Entrepreneur
  • Julian Edelman
    Football Player
  • Julian Lennon
    Singer
  • Julian McMahon
    Model

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