Juliand History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The history of the Juliand name began with the ancient 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 Juliand family
The surname Juliand was first found in Cambridgeshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Juliand family
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Juliand Spelling Variations
Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Juliand family name include Julian, Jullian, Julyan, Juliane, Julion, Gillian and others.
Early Notables of the Juliand family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Juliand family to Ireland
Some of the Juliand 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.
Migration of the Juliand family
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, the Canadas, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Juliand surname or a spelling variation of the name include : William Julian, who sailed to Virginia as one of the first settlers to America in 1609; Sara Julian to Virginia in 1618; William Julian to Virginia in 1623.
Contemporary Notables of the name Juliand (post 1700) +
- Richard W. Juliand, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Chenango County, 1842 
- Joseph Juliand, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 19th District, 1870 
- Joseph Juliand, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Chenango County, 1827, 1831-32 
- Frederick Juliand, American Republican politician, Member of New York State Assembly, 1856, 1867-68; Member of New York State Senate 23rd District, 1864-65 
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