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.
Luana has 30 more related forms via Ann, Anna, Lou, Louise: Ana, Ania, Anja, Ann▼, Annah, Hania, Lluisa, Lois▼, Loise, Lola, Lolita▼, Lou▼, Louella▼, Louisa▼, Louisiana, Louisina, Louiza, Loulou, Lovisa, Lu, Ludwiga, Luella▼, Luisa▼, Luise, Lujza, Lujzika, Lula▼, Lulita, Lulu▼ and Nani.
Luana has 1 masculine form: Luano.
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. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Luana for girls. Luana was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its highest position of #862 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Anna (#34 last year), Ana (#222), Lola (#236), Ann (#945), Louisa (#973), Luanne, Luann, Luella, Luisa, Lulu, Lula, Lu, Louann, Lou, Louella, Lois, Lovisa, Louise and Lolita are the popular alternative forms of Luana. Usage of these girl names reached its highest during 1900-1909 (usage of 0.5104%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.1295%, down 74.6%), with versions such as Ann, Lou, Louella, Lois and Lolita becoming somewhat dated. Lola (#236) and Ana (#222) are two of the more fashionable baby names in this list, and there is a rekindling in birth name popularity for Ana and Lola. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the girl name Luana and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Luana is 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 recommended similar baby names are Duana, Juana▼, Lane, Leann▼, Liane and Liann. These names tend to be less commonly used than Luana.