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What does Luna mean?

Luna Pronunciation of Luna [lu-na] as a girls' name is pronounced LOO-nah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Luna is "moon". Mythology: one of the names of Artemis, goddess of the moon.

Associated with: moon, mythology, goddess.


Luna has 4 variants: Luneth, Lunetta, Lunette and Lunneta.

Creative forms:
(female) Lunaie, Lune, ..

(male) Lunala, Lune, ..

Middle name pairings:
Luna Stacy (L.S.), ..

How popular is Luna?

Luna is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2859 out of 4276, Top 67%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#378 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Luna reached its top rank of #110 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Luna name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Luna outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. The only other popular related form of Luna (#110 from recent data) is Artemis (#1921 from recent data). These forms of Luna were favored as baby names in 2015 (usage of 0.2%). Luna is the most contemporarily stylish baby name in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Luna, Artemis in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Luna outside U.S.

Similar Names

Luna is pronounced similarly to Lajuana, Lanae, Lanai, Lannah, Lanny, Leana, Leiana, Lena, Lenae, Lenah, Lenai, Lenna, Lenya, Leona, Leoni, Leonia, Linah, Linea, Linnae, Lonna, Louanna, Lynae, Lynah, Lynea and Lynna. Other recommended names are Aina, Anna, Arna, Auina, Bina, Buena, Buna, Byna, Dena, Duena, Duna, Ena, Euna, Gana, Ina, Lane, Lara, Lene, Lia, Lin, Lind, Linda, Linn, Liya, Lora, Lorna, Luane, Luann, Luba, Luce, Lucina, Lula, Lumina, Luned, Lura, Lusa, Lusca, Lyn, Lynda, Lynn, Mona, Muna, Nyna, Rina, Tana, Tena, Vana, Vena, Zana and Zena. These names tend to be less commonly used than Luna.

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