The ancient and distinguished German surname Julianus is derived from the Roman personal name
"Julianus," which is itself thought to be derived from the Greek "ioulos," meaning "downy-bearded." The surname indicates "son of Julius."
Early Origins of the Julianus family
The surname Julianus was first found in Saxony
, where the surname is thought to have first emerged. The name was first adopted from Roman history by the royal house of the Guelfs, borne by Duke Heinrich Julius of Brunswick in 1528. The name had become a surname by the mid-16th century, and was used with increasing frequency in the region. The young Julianus family played a major role in the early history of Saxony, and was instrumental in the development of the region's medieval society.
Early History of the Julianus family
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Early Notables of the Julianus family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Julianus family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jacob Julius, who settled in Philadelphia in 1748; John Will Julius, a minister who immigrated to Georgia in 1781; Bernhard Julius, a Hessian mercenary who settled in America after fighting in the Revolutionary War, Maria Julius, who came to New York in 1847.