Luna: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Luna
Origin of the name Luna:
Directly derived from the Latin luna (the moon). She was the Roman mythological goddess of the moon and is equated with the Greek Selene. Luna can be used as an astrological name for those born under the sign of Cancer, which is ruled by the moon.
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Popular Zuni Indian name.
Louna is the popular spelling in France & Belgium.
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My twin daughters are named Luna and Stella (meaning moon and star) and I love both their names! - Like the story Stella Luna.
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My husband and I often call our daughter Lunar
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Luna means 'moon' in Latin & Spanish.
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Luna Leopold - (male) American environmentalist and geologist
Daughter of actress Constance Marie ("Switched at Birth" and "George Lopez")
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Luna Lovegood, character in "Harry Potter" books (with unfortunate nickname of 'Loony')
'Eva Luna' is the eponymous protagonist in Isabel Allende's novel
"Luna" by Smashing Pumpkins (from the album Siamese Dreams 1993)
Luna is Sailor Moon's Cat
Luna Moody, "One Life to Live"
Global Popularity of the Name Luna
- #16 in Belgium
- #76 in Germany
- #87 in Spain
- #91 in Slovenia
- #149 in Norway
- #399 in United States
- #453 in Canada (Quebec)