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Luna is a Spanish and Italian baby girl’s name meaning “the moon”. The name has been gaining popularity since 2003, ranking #14 in 2020. Luna has been the name of empresses and even the Roman goddess of the moon.

Meaning of the name Luna:

Italian/Spanish: the moon

Origin of the name Luna:

Luna is a girl’s baby name from Italy and Spain meaning “the moon”. The name is derived from Latin and is the name of Roman goddess of the moon. Luna has been used as a surname in the forms of “de Luna” or “Deluna”.

Symbolism of the name Luna:

The moon has always been a significant symbol of feminine power and the cycles of life. The Moon tarot card symbolizes intuition and emotion.

Style of the name Luna:

traditional

Gender of the name Luna:

Luna is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Luna:

LOO-nə

Number of syllables in the name Luna:

two

Emotion evoked from the name Luna:

Luna evokes feelings of empathy and kindness.

Alternative spellings for the name Luna:

Loona, Louna

Nicknames for the name Luna:

  • Lou/Lu
  • Lulu
  • Moonie

Popularity of the name Luna:

According to the Social Security Administration, Luna was popular in the 1910’s but disappeared until 2003. Luna was the #14 baby girl’s name in 2020.

Related names for the name Luna:

Great middle names for the name Luna and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Luna:

  • Gertrude “Luna” Vachon (American pro wrestler)
  • Park “Luna” Sunyoung (Korean pop star)
  • Luna Blaise (American actress)
  • Luna Pascual Yamaguchi (Japanese-American actress)
  • Francisco “Luna” Aguilera Blanco (Spanish football player)

Lunas in popular culture:

  • Luna (television/comics, “Sailor Moon”)
  • Luna Lovegood (literature/film, Harry Potter series
  • Luna Garza (television, “True Blood”)
  • Princess Luna (television, “My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic”)
  • Luna (video games, “Virtue's Last Reward”)
  • Luna Maximoff (comics, Marvel Comics)