Origins Available: English, French
Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It 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 Julyen family
Cambridgeshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Julyen family
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Julyen Spelling Variations
spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Julyen family name include Julian, Jullian, Julyan, Juliane, Julion, Gillian and others.
Early Notables of the Julyen family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Julyen family to Ireland
Some of the Julyen family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Julyen family to the New World and Oceana
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 Julyen 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.
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