Luciana is a Latin girl’s name that means “light”. Luciana is common in southern European countries such as Spain, Italy, and Portugal. Luciana has a more refined sound than alternatives Lucy and Lucia.
Meaning of the name Luciana:
Origin of the name Luciana:
Luciana is a Latin name that means “light”. Luciana is commonly used in Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Romania. Luciana is derived from the ancient Roman surname Lucianus.
Symbolism of the name Luciana:
The term guiding light applies here. Luciana is a light in the dark, helping others through rough times with a positive, warm heart.
Style of the name Luciana:
Gender of the name Luciana:
Luciana is a girl's name.
Pronunciation of the name Luciana:
loo-CHA-na (Italian), loo-THYA-na(European Spanish), loo-SYA-na (Latin American Spanish)
Number of syllables in the name Luciana:
Emotion evoked from the name Luciana:
Luciana evokes feelings of refinement and charm.
Alternative spellings for the name Luciana:
Lucyana, Lucianna, Luchyana
Nicknames for the name Luciana:
Popularity of the name Luciana:
According to the Social Security Administration, Luciana has been sporadically popular in the US. Luciana was in the top 1000 names for a few years in the 1970’s and only returned to the list in 2006. Luciana peaked at #350 in 2018.
Related names for the name Luciana:
Great middle names for the name Luciana and their meanings:
- Aurelia (golden one)
- Evangeline (bearer of good news)
- Lyra (lyre)
- Ayla (moonlight)
- Juliet (youthful)
- Iris (rainbow)
- Alys (noble)
Famous people with the name Luciana:
- Luciana Caporaso (English actress and singer)
- Luciana Paluzzi (Italian-American actress)
- Luciana Serra (Italian operatic soprano)
- Luciana Gimenez Morad (Brazilian model)
- Luciana Souza (Brazilian jazz singer)
Lucianas in popular culture:
- Luciana Mazzei (television/comics, “Strike Witches”)
- Luciana (literature, “Catch,22” by Joseph Heller)
- Princess Luciana (film, “Barbie in the Island Princess”)
- Luciana Vega (American Girl of the Year 2018)
- Luciana Galvez (television, “Fear the Walking Dead”)