Name Origin: Latin
Name Gender: Male
A surname associated with the Junian gens. Association with betrayal traces to Marcus Junius Brutus (c.85 B.C.E.-42 B.C.E.), Roman statesman and general and conspirator against Caesar.
statesman of old Rome just who (with Cassius) led a conspiracy to assassinate Julius Caesar (85-42 BC)
In 42 B.C. Brutus and Cassius declared him a traitor, invaded his territory and put him to death.