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Julian Family History

Julian Surname Meaning

English and German; Spanish (Julián): from a personal name Latin Iulianus a derivative of Iulius (see Julius ) which was borne by a number of early Christian saints. Compare English Gillian . French (southern): from a variant of the personal name Julien and in North America (also) an altered form of this.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Milian, Julius, Julien, Hulin, Julio, Julia, Juliano, Ulan, Dulin

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Where is the Julian family from?

You can see how Julian families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Julian family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Julian families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 410 Julian families living in Cornwall. This was about 33% of all the recorded Julian's in United Kingdom. Cornwall had the highest population of Julian families in 1891.
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What did your Julian ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Julian. 12% of Julian men worked as a General Labourer and 71% of Julian women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Julian were Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duti. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Farmer
  • Farm Labourer
  • Bricklayer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Incapacitated
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti
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Census Records

There are 99,000 census records available for the last name Julian. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Julian census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Julian. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 20,000 military records available for the last name Julian. For the veterans among your Julian ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Julian lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Julian life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Julian in 1945 was 52, and 78 in 2004.

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