Julian Family History

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Julian Name Meaning

English (common in Devon and Cornwall), Spanish (Julián), and German: from a personal name, Latin Iulianus, a derivative of Iulius (see Julius), which was borne by a number of early saints. In Middle English the name was borne in the same form by women, whence the modern girl’s name Gillian.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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

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Julian Family Origin

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Julian Family Occupations

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 UK named Julian. 3% of Julian men worked as a General Labourer and 52% of Julian women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Julian were Bricklayer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Farmer
  • Farm Labourer
  • Bricklayer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Incapacitated
  • Housewife

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

Julian Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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

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Draft Card

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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Julian Life Expectancy

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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