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The surname Julien is a name that came from the southern region known as Languedoc. The Latin personal name Julianus, whose origins are obscure, but which probably comes from the Greek word "ioulos" which means "soft-haired, downy, and youthful."

Julien Early Origins



The surname Julien was first found in Languedoc, where this noble family held a family seat since ancient times.

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Julien Spelling Variations


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Julien Spelling Variations



There were a great number of spelling variations in French surnames. One reason for this was the wide variety of cultural influences present in France during the early development of the French language. The many spelling variations of the name include Julien, Juliens, Jullien, Juliene, Julliene, Julian, Juliane, Jullian, Julliane, Julienne, Jullienne, Juliens, Julliens, Julienes, Jullienes, Julianes, Jullianes, Julianne, Jullianne, le Julien, de Julien, le Jullien, Joulian, Joulien, Jouliens, Joulianne, Joullien, Joulliens, Joullian, Joulliane, Joulyen, Joulyens, Joullyen, Joullyens, Joulyenne, Joulyennes, Julyen, Julyens, Julyenne, Jylyennes, Jullyen and many more.

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Julien Early History


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Julien Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Julien research. Another 745 words (53 lines of text) covering the years 1019, 1257, 1266, 1288, 1366, 1400, 1443, 1469, 1622, 1640, and 1700 are included under the topic Early Julien History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Julien Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Julien Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Julien Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



France was active as a cultural leader in the early 16th century. One particular area in which they lead was the exploration of the New World. The explorers, like Jacques Cartier in 1534, led the way to North Ameri ca. Champlain, in 1608, made the first of twenty voyages to France to attract settlers and brought the first migrant in 1617. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec, and the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name Julien has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Julien were

Julien Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Peter Julien settled in Philadelphia in 1764
  • Peter Julien, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1764

Julien Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • François Julien, aged 60, settled in New Orleans in 1822
  • M. F. Julien, aged 59, settled in New York in 1823
  • Louis Julien, who arrived in Mississippi in 1839
  • Louise Julien, aged 5, landed in New York in 1849
  • Jacob Julien, aged 50, landed in New York in 1849
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Julien Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Andre Julien, aged 28, arrived in Canada in 1642
  • Sylvestre Julien, who landed in Montreal in 1653
  • Madeleine Guerin Julien, who arrived in Canada in 1655

Julien Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • François Julien who settled in Quebec in 1769

Julien Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Nicolas Julien settled in Quebec in 1813
  • Jean Julien settled in Quebec in 1816
  • Louis Julien settled in Quebec in 1829

Julien Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Julien arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Aboukir" in 1847
  • Jane Julien arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Aboukir" in 1847
  • Lavania Julien arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Aboukir" in 1847
  • Lavinia Julien arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Aboukir" in 1847

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Contemporary Notables of the name Julien (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Julien (post 1700)



  • Denis Julien (b. 1772), American fur trapper of French Huguenot origin who was active in the southwestern United States in the 1830s and 1840s
  • Paul Julien, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1952 (alternate), 1956
  • Stanislas Julien (1797-1873), French sinologist
  • Sandra Julien (b. 1950), French actress
  • Pierre Julien (1731-1804), French sculptor
  • Claude Julien, French politician, Mayor of Lescure-d'Albigeois, France
  • Claude Julien (1925-2005), French journalist
  • Charles-André Julien (1891-1991), French journalist and historian
  • Stéphane Julien (b. 1974), French-Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman
  • Isaac Julien (b. 1960), English installation artist and filmmaker
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Julien Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Julien Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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