Julia History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The origins of the name Julia are with the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from the personal name Julian, which was both masculine and feminine in Old English. Consequently, both patronymic and metronymic surnames are derived from this name. The personal name Julian was originally derived from both the Latin masculine name Julianus and the Latin feminine name Juliana; these were both names of saints and enjoyed great popularity.
Early Origins of the Julia family
The surname Julia was first found in Cambridgeshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Important Dates for the Julia family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Julia research. Another 51 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1574, 1591, 1743, and 1774 are included under the topic Early Julia History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Julia Spelling Variations
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Julia has been spelled many different ways, including Julian, Jullian, Julyan, Juliane, Julion, Gillian and others.
Early Notables of the Julia family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Julia family to Ireland
Some of the Julia family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Julia migration to the United States
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Julias to arrive in North America:
Julia Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Jorge Julia, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1803 
- Francisco Julia, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1870 
Contemporary Notables of the name Julia (post 1700)
- Mario Julia, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1940 
- Luis E. Julia, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1964 
- Leoncio Julia, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Maracaibo, 1884 
- Charles H. Julia, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1956, 1960 
- Ms. Frances Julia Houghton M.B.E., (b. 1980), British professional rower, was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire on 29th December 2018 for services to British Rowing 
- Dame Madeleine Julia Atkins D.B.E., C.B.E., (b. 1952), British Professor and Chief Executive of the the Higher Education Funding Council for England, former vice-chancellor of Coventry University, was appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire on the 29th December 2018 for services to Higher Education by her Majesty The Queen 
- Sandra Julia Gidley (b. 1957), British politician from Rossett, Wrexham, Wales, Member of Parliament for Romsey (2000-2010)
- La Julia Rhea (1908-1992), American operatic soprano
- Alma Julia Hightower, African American vocalist, musician and music teacher
- Florence Julia Sebern, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 2012 
- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
- ^ "Birthday and New Year Honours Lists (1940 to 2019)." Issue 62507, 28 December 2018 | London Gazette, The Gazette, Dec. 2018, www.thegazette.co.uk/honours-lists
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html