Usage: Luana is a popular first name. It is more often used as a girl (female) name.
People having the name Luana are in general originating from France, Germany, Italy, Romania, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America.
The Growth number corresponding to this first name is 4.
The name Luana is ranked on the 5,182nd position of the most used names. It means that this name is commonly used.
We estimate that there are at least 58500 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.001% of the population.
The name Luana has five characters. It means that it is relatively medium-length, compared to the other names in our database.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given the name Luana for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
History and Origin
English and Italian: first used in King Vidor's 1932 film The Bird of Paradise as the name of a Polynesian maiden, and taken up since. It is apparently an arbitrary combination of the syllables Lu- and -ana. The Vidor film achieved considerable popularity in Italy under the title Luana, la vergine sacra, and the name is now also relatively common there.
Variants: English: Luanna, Luanne.
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