Given Name LUANA

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: loo-AN-ə (English), LWA-na (Italian)  [details]

Meaning & History

From the movie 'Bird of Paradise' (1932), in which it was borne by the main character, a Polynesian girl. The movie was based on a 1912 play of the same name set in Hawaii.

Categories

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VARIANTS: Luann, Luanne, Luanna (English)
USER SUBMISSION: Luana

Sources & References

  • Patrick Hanks & Flavia Hodges, A Dictionary of First Names (1990)
Entry updated July 2, 2017