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    Would you like to learn more about the popularity, history and meaning of the name Luna?

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    Popularity of the name Luna

    According to the Social Security Administration, Luna was the 11th most popular baby girl’s name in America in 2021, and the 14th in 2020! It held the 16th spot in 2019, 23rd in 2018, 37th in 2017, 77th in 2016, and was 112th in 2015! So, this lovely name has really risen in popularity in the past few years!

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    History and meaning of the name Luna

    The name Luna is of ancient Latin and Italian origin and means “The Moon.” It derives from Luna, the Roman Goddess of the Moon. Luna’s divine complement is Sol, the God of the Sun. In Roman art, Goddess Luna is often depicted driving a chariot.

    The meaning of the name “Luna” is consistent across several languages, countries and cultures, and LindseyBoo Creations strives for accuracy in researching the origins and meanings of names. If you have a special meaning for your Luna, however, please let us know and we will custom-write it for you (at no additional charge)!

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    A famous Luna is the character portrayed in the Harry Potter series, Luna Lovegood. Many high-profile celebrities have also recently named their offspring this lovely atmospheric name.

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    Your Luna

    Is your Luna heavenly and glowing? I’m sure she is! I love to hear from our customers about how the meanings of their loved ones’ names really do match their names!

    I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing the various art backgrounds and mat combinations shown here in this blog that go so beautifully with this wonderful name! Please remember that any name can be combined with any art background and mat combination of your choice.

    Thank you for reading my blog about Luna! Have fun perusing our website, looking up the names of your family, friends and loved ones – and in the rare event we don’t have the name that you’re looking for, I am happy to write it for you at no extra charge!

    Frequently asked questions about the name Luna (FAQ)

    What does Luna mean spiritually?

    In a spiritual sense, the Luna moth signifies new beginnings as it represents a continuing quest for truth and knowledge, the gift of intuition, psychic perception and heightened awareness – all things that are associated with “seeing the light.”

    What is the personality of name Luna?

    Luna is a name that indicates a gift of gab – the ability to persuade others effortlessly. Luna’s are expressive, optimistic, outgoing, and inspiring. Charming and cheerful, they are the life of the party for any social event. They fascinate others with their creativity, especially in writing.

    Is Luna a spiritual name?

    In ancient Roman religion and myth, Luna is the divine embodiment of the Moon (Latin Lūna [ˈɫ̪uːnä]). Luna is often presented as the female complement of the Sun (“Sol”), conceived of as a god.

    Is Luna a strong name?

    Luna is a strong but shimmery moonstruck name and is a top girl’s names in recent history, often ranking Number 1 on Nameberry’s internal charts. Luna’s popularity is undoubtedly influenced by the Harry Potter character, Luna Lovegood, and several high-profile celebrity babies.

    What is a nickname for Luna?

    Nicknames for Luna include the petite “Lou” and the adorable “Lulu”, while variants like “Lunetta” will leave you breathless.

    Is Luna a rare name?

    Luna has only recently become popular again as a name for girls. It saw its greatest popularity way back in the 1880s; however, it only peaked on the chart then in the top 500 names, but it was nowhere near as popular a name as it is today. Again, its extreme popularity can partly be attributed to the Harry Potter character, Luna Lovegood.

    Is Luna a biblical name?

    What does the Name Luna mean in the Bible? Luna is not a biblical name, though it is popular in Christian families.

    Is Luna a celestial name?

    Celestial baby names like Luna are on the rise. Celestial names’ meanings are frequently related to stars, planets, and the night sky, so parents seeking a celestial baby name may choose Luna for their new baby girl.

    Where did the name Luna originate?

    Luna is an Italian and Spanish given name of Latin origin. It means the Moon.

    Is Luna an old name?

    It was a first name for girls in Italy and Spain, but, for a long time, was pretty much not used in English-speaking countries. That started to change in 2003. That year, Luna entered the U.S. top 1,000 after an 82-year break. Over the next decade it raced up the charts, until it was sitting just outside the top 100.

    Why is the name Luna appropriate for a girl?

    An otherworldly name of Latin roots, there’s something charming about a girl called Luna. In Roman mythology, she was the goddess of the moon, often shown driving a white chariot across the sky—clearly a brave and independent spirit. The Romans revered Luna since the moon helped them calculate time.

    Who named their daughter Luna?

    Thanks in no small part to John Legend and Chrissy Teigen, the name Luna has cracked the top 15 in the U.S. Twenty years ago — and before Harry Potter introduced us to Luna Lovegood — the name was barely in the top 1,000. When John and Chrissy picked it in 2016, it wasn’t even in the top 100, so, yes, its popularity really took off after they named their sweet little girl Luna.

    If you enjoy reading about the popularity and meanings of names, check out my in-depth article “What’s in a Name?”

    What’s in a name?

    Here is a short excerpt:

    “We believe all children are gifts to our world, and their beautiful, deeply thought-out names deserve to be memorialized in poetry, meant to not only capture the wonderful feelings the gift giver has for the recipient, but also the wonderful characteristics and attributes of the recipient.

    As King Solomon aptly stated, “A good name is rather to be chosen than riches.”

    Click here to read the full article.

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