Luna (name)

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The coat of arms of Antipope Benedict XIII, who was born Pedro Martínez de Luna y Pérez de Gotor, prominently displayed a crescent moon in his coat of arms.
Pronunciation /ˈlnə/[1]
Gender Female
Language(s) Latin
Meaning The Moon
Region of origin Italy[2]
Other names
Alternative spelling Latin: Lūna
Variant form(s) Louna, Luneth, Lunetta, Lunette, Lunneta[1]
Related names Lina, Lena, Lana, Lyna, Lona, Luana[1]

Luna /ˈlnə/ is an Italian and Spanish given name of Latin origin meaning Moon. It is also found as a surname, sometimes with a prefix, for example, de Luna or Deluna.

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See also[edit]

  • The Moon, Earth's only natural satellite, known as Luna in Latin and other languages
  • Luna (goddess), the ancient Roman divine personification of the moon


  1. ^ a b c (2010). "Meaning of the name Luna". Retrieved 2010-04-10. 
  2. ^ (2010). "Origin and meaning of the name Luna". Retrieved 2010-04-10.