Meaning and name origin
Luana \lu(a)-na\ as a girl's 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.
There is 1 masculine form of Luana: Luano.
Luana is a very popular first name for females (#2095 out of 4276, Top 49%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Luana for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Luana and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Anna (#34), Ann (#945), Luann, Luanne, Louann, Louise, Luana and Lou. (2014 statistics).
Luana is also pronounced similarly to Laina, Lajuana, Lana, Lanae, Lanah, Lanai, Lani, Lanna, Leana, Leanah, Leanna, Leena, Leiana, Leina, Lena, Lenna, Leona, Lewana, Leyna, Liahna, Liana, Lianna, Lina, Linna, Lona, Lonna, Luna, Lyna and Lynna. Other suggested similar baby names are Duana, Juana, Lane, Leann, Liane and Liann. These names tend to be less commonly used than Luana.