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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. loo-AN-ə(English)
LWA-na(Italian)
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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.
VariantsLuann, Luanne, Luanna(English)
User SubmissionLuana

Sources & References

  • Patrick Hanks & Flavia Hodges, A Dictionary of First Names (1990)

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