Homeland actress Morena Baccarin and her husband Austin Chick welcomed a son on October 22nd. Julian is the couple’s first child.
WHAT IT MEANS: Downy bearded youth
WHERE IT ORIGINATED: This English variant of the Roman name Julius has been regularly used since the Middle Ages.
KNOW THIS: Instead of starting out as masculine or feminine, Julian was unisex at its inception, which is rare. It eventually became typically male and a new feminine version, Gillian, was formed.
POP CULTURE CONNECTION: Baccarin’s boy shares his name with sons of Jerry Seinfeld, Lisa Kudrow, Alan Thicke and Jordana Brewster.