What does Luana mean?
Luana [lu-a-na] as a girls' name is pronounced loo-AHN-ah. It is of Hawaiian origin, and the meaning of Luana is "enjoyment". Also contemporary blends based on Lou or Louise with Ann or Anna. In Italy, use of the name was inspired by a film of the 1930s.
Associated with: blends.
1 masculine form: Luano.Creative forms:
(female) Luaana, Luava, ..
(male) Luany, Luny, .. Middle name pairings:
Luana Ariadne (L.A.), ..
How popular is Luana?
Luana is a very prominent first name for females (#2095 out of 4276, Top 49%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Luana was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its highest position of #910 in the U.S. during 1940-1949, but is not in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Anna (#44 from recent data), Ana (#211), Lola (#224), Ann (#893), Louisa (#908), Louise (#1083), Luisa (#1130), Luella (#1337), Lula (#1994), Luanne, Lulu, Luanna, Luann, Louann, Louanne, Lou, Lu and Louanna are the popular alternative forms of Luana. Other forms, like Louiza, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Luana was common among parents a century ago (average #898) and is now significantly reduced (#1464, ▼92.7%), with versions such as Louisa becoming somewhat dated.
Luana is pronounced similarly to Laina, Lana▲, Lanae, Lanie, Lannah, Lanny, Leanna, Leena, Leeona, Leiana, Leni, Lenna▼, Leona▼, Leonia, Leowna, Lewana, Leyna, Liahna, Lianna, Lina, Linna, Lonna, Lynah, Lynea and Lynnea. Other recommended names are Auina, Avana, Ciana, Dana▼, Deana▼, Duana, Duayna, Dwana, Dyana, Edana, Elana, Evana, Giana, Ilana, Ivana, Jana▼, Joana▼, Juana, Keana, Kiana▼, Lada, Lane, Lata, Laurana, Lean, Leanda, Leann▼, Leanza, Leasa, Liane, Liann, Lucia▲, Luciana▲, Luisana, Luiza, Luvina, Luziana, Moana, Muna, Qiana, Rana, Roana, Ryana, Sana, Seana, Shana▼, Suzana, Teana, Tiana and Viana. These names tend to be less commonly used than Luana.