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Sorry, I know it's a very nice name, but in my country (Spain), Luna is an incredibly used name for a dog. In fact, my aunt had a dog named Luna and I have met several other dogs with that same name, so I don't see it as a name for person. Very sorry.
Luna Blaise (born October 1, 2001) is an American actress and singer. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luna_Blaise
Pretty name!
I really love the name Luna. It reminds me of the Harry Potter character Luna Lovegood. It has been getting more popular in the last few years.
Some name combos for Luna:
Luna grace
Luna Jane
Luna June
Luna Belle.
It's a very beautiful name, short and simple, but really elegant-sounding. Luna is a good name for both human and pet. I even named one of my characters like this. Personally, I adore names related to planets and stars.
Luna is also Finnish. The name day for Luna in Finland is October 16th.

Source: https://forebears.io/forenames/luna
Luna has long been my favorite girl’s name. It’s so pretty, the meaning is awesome, and it’s not too popular. I often hear that it sounds like a cat/dog name, which I think is fair, but we give pets and humans the same names all the time. One of my friends has a dog named Jasmine, which is a perfectly acceptable name on humans. I don’t see why the same isn’t true for Luna.
Absolutely love it! Also good as a middle name for some names. It sounds beautiful and has a nice meaning.
It is ok but soon some kre8tive moms will change the spelling to 'lunar'.
Very pretty!
Overused.
I would only use it for a pet. Nothing else.
I think it's a very beautiful name with a beautiful meaning. I hate that it's so common on dogs though.
Very majestic name! Recommend it.
Good name for a CAT.
I changed my mind. This name is also beautiful for a little girl, not only for a cat. I like it.
I really like this name. Here in Spain “Luna” means “moon” and I think that’s beautiful. I don’t know why but I’ve loved the name since I was little, it has something that makes it perfect. :)
My absolute favorite name right now. I love names that mean moon and I think it is beautiful.
It’s so trendy that it isn’t even that cool anymore. It’s short for Lunatic.
Please stop naming your children Lunatics, this is boring!
I like it. I don't think it's THAT trendy, not as trendy as Ava and Sophia.

As far as the person who said 'stop naming your children Lunatics', that is a leap that no one with common sense would make lol. So dramatic.
Boring! And so fake-hip now, too. It's lost all its appeal for me.
Really do not like this name. It’s just not pretty.
Such a simple, sweet name! Actually, it fits for different aged women. Wonderful name, isn't it? I like it!
Luna is an amazing name, I can imagine a tomboy-ish girl (or girly girl) with this name with blondish brown hair and brown eyes.
I love this name! People say that it rhymes with "Tuna", but I still like it!
I don’t see the appeal. I think of tuna, sorry.
I know this name is really popular lately, so there are a lot of Lunas out there, but feel sorry for anyone stuck with this name. I don’t think it will age well and it’s not appealing in any way. Just a personal opinion.
My sister is named Luna, she is very kind and respectful. It is not disrespectful - you guys are being very disrespectful to the name Luna, so think about what you guys are saying!
Means "the moon" in Latin. Luna was the Roman goddess of the moon, frequently depicted driving a white chariot through the sky.
Actually despise this name!
I’d match this name with gothic-type like Lilith or common names like Violet and Scarlett.
I honestly really like the name "Luna", heck I might change my name to it! The meaning of it is "moon", and I really like it. When I think of this name, it sort of reminds me of a tall person (as this name could be masculine and feminine in my opinion) with dark hair. Hope this helped you! :D.
It’s so overused.
Luna is one of those names that sound cute for a pet, but tacky on an actual person. The fact that people are using this for their daughters baffles me. Also, no matter how hard I try, I just can’t imagine anyone over the age of 5 with this name.
Luna is a nice name. Don't listen to the commenter below me.
I love it. Very pretty.
Nice name for a pet.
Tacky, and overused.
I would not want my name to rhyme with tuna.. This name annoys me!
By the way, Luna is a nice name. Don't listen to Anonymous User that said I would not want my name to rhyme with tuna. This name annoys me!
I think this name ages perfectly fine. (Compared to a lot of other names) Of course you're gonna get nicknames (sadly), but the name itself really isn't all that bad. You can also do Selena or Selene.
This might be trendy for a few years, but I don’t see this aging well. I would absolutely hate to be stuck with this name for life! It also rhymes with tuna. Just no!
If you like the name Luna, and are thinking of naming your daughter this, here are some middle names.

Luna Arleen
Luna Belle
Luna Claire
Luna Dawn
Luna Emerald
Luna Eclipse
Luna Gray
Luna Grace
Luna June
Luna Pearl
Luna Rose
Luna Rae/Ray
Luna Simone
Luna Sofia.
To be honest, I like this name. Especially Luna Dawn. The fact that you could possibly be teased with this name (names like tuna, looney, lunatic) kinda ruined it for me. But other than that, it’s pretty.
In my opinion, Luna is a good name apart from the fact that it's short for lunatic, would have been my most favourite name if it weren't for the word lunatic.
Thanks to Harry Potter, I now love this name. Luna Lovegood may be a bit odd, but she is one of the kindest, purest, most compassionate characters ever. Don't be scared to name your child this because of possible "Loony" nicknames. "Luna" isn't as widely associated with Harry Potter as "Hermione" or something is, so people probably won't even notice. And if they do, I for one would be proud to be named after such a loving, sweet person! If I have twins, I might name them Luna and Estella (the latter of which I think is prettier than just Stella.)
I think Luna is a very beautiful and attractive name. It's feminine yet powerful at the same time. It's also got a dreamy romantic ring to it, which is super sweet. I think this is a gorgeous name.
Luna is a lovely name. It's very trendy, however. I feel like it's going to become dated to the 2010s.
My name is Luna and it is very annoying when everybody is like "that's my pet's name." seriously it is such a common name for pets.
Lunatic is the word I immediately think of when I hear the name Luna. I don’t think this will catch on.
Luna is a beautiful name.
This is a really beautiful name. Unfortunately I kind of ruined it for myself by calling my dog Luna so now whenever I hear the name Luna I think of this tiny entirely black ball of fluff attacking my slippers and getting chewing gum stuck in her fur.
Absolutely love this name! All of the associations are nice, too. I like Luna Emerald as a first and a middle name.
I love this name so much! It reminds me of nighttime and personally, the night is my favorite time of the day.
Luna means "moon" in Italian, obviously, it's a Latin name.
I can understand why this name is currently trending, as it fits in with many other names that are short and end in an 'a' I can definitely see it entering the top 20 come the following year. I mean that's pretty much a given anyway. However, I hope it doesn't as I personally don't care for it. I certainly don't think it's the worst name out there but I just can't separate it from 'loon' and 'lunatic' as well as the fact that it sounds unnecessarily cute and fragile. A name that seems more like a stage name or a name more suitable for pets. I prefer the similar 'Yuna' instead. Not only for the sound but I also think it ages significantly better. Strange how one letter off makes such a difference.
Luna is the main and titular character of the PBS Kids show "Let's Go, Luna".
It's cute but getting a bit common.
Luna is a very beautiful name. It means moon in Spanish, and I love that. It is also very feminine yet strong sounding.
Luna Loud is a character from the Nickelodeon show “The Loud House”. She is 15 years old and enjoys rock music and her electric guitar.
I love this name. It sounds so pretty!
In 2018, 2 is the most common age for an American (U.S.) Luna who is registered female with the Social Security Administration. It is the 2, 790th most common female first name for living U.S. citizens.
Isn't this a Japanese name as well?
I like this name, just not on a human. Luna is a pet name. Yes, I know there is a Luna in Harry Potter, but that is in a different world, and wizards all have weird names. Most names are regular names, but there is something about it that you know is different. Luna is one of those names.
Luna is a gorgeous, wonderful name and anyone who thinks it is short for lunatic is a lunatic themselves. I don't care about the Harry Potter association.
Luna is a cool name to me. It’s modern, but doesn’t have a time stamp on it like other modern names. I also enjoy how rare it is, seeing as I have never met a Luna. I think the only thing that holds me back from using it on a child is the fact that I see it working for a cat. It’s not impossible for a child to bear, but most names involving the moon and sun are used on cats for the most part. I still like it though. Also, for any worrying about a child’s name being teased, I can’t see anything bad with Luna, I think most people just exaggerate some teases. Anyway, good name and a cool one though. Prefer it over Selena as Luna is more down-to-earth while Selena seems more royal.
I think that Luna is so much stronger and refined than “Selena.” “Selene” is a little bit better but it still seems to be missing something. Selena/Selene sounds more like a flouncy princess, while Luna reminds me more of a dancer. Luna is a beautiful, wild sort of name. I especially love the meaning of “moon.” And who cares that it is close to “lunatic?”.
Short for lunatic.
I don't see why everyone loves this name, but it is okay. Always seemed overused and a bit Harry Potterish. I prefer Selene.
I like it. It sounds mysterious and fairy like. It's short too, so it would make a nice middle name.
I love it but would not use it because she'll be called Looney Luna forever from Harry Potter.
Luna is a French-speaking alien from the game Mighty Milky Way.
I love the name Luna. It's so unique and not common in today's day and age. Also, it reminds me of Luna Lovegood who is my favorite character of the Harry Potter series. I love the mystical feeling of it and the connection it has to the beautiful moon.
Luna Loud from The Loud House.
Park Sun-young, better known by her stage name Luna, is a South Korean singer, actress and presenter. She is best known as the main vocalist and lead dancer of South Korean girl group f(x).
Luna H. Mitani is a Japanese-American artist. He works in the fields of painting and pen & ink drawing. After traveling through more than 33 countries in Europe including England and Ireland, Mitani began his fine art training in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Afterward, he continued traveling around the world for sketching. After completing the training, he became interested in commercial art, and moved to the USA to study commercial art, while beginning his career as a professional artist for the publishers and entertainment industry. He was soon called upon to design and create LP-record, music tape and CD covers for artists such as George Benson, The Platters, Dizzy Gillespie, John Coltrane, Thad Jones, Yardbird, Chet Baker, Wayne Henderson, Dan Moretti, Coale Johnson, The Highland Project, Rue Davis, Bobby Warren, and more. His CD cover works led him to work on designing posters, magazine covers, and comprehensive packaging design.
I just wanted to add that I think Eclipse would be an awesome middle name for Luna, because it would be really close to Lunar or solar Eclipse, a truly extraordinary phenomenon to see, and so rare, so amazing, like any baby.

I really do love this name and only associate it with the moon. I did also like Luna from Harry Potter, but my adoration for Luna, as a name, is independant of any character in any story.
It truly saddens me to say this, but I don't like this name. It makes me think of 'loner'.
I like this name so much better than Louna. It's trendy in France too, but I feel like Luna sounds more grown-up than Louna does.
My name is Luna. My dad named me after the Roman goddess of the moon. Also he named me Nina as a pet name. Nina means goddess of water. Both are related as tides come only when the sea is attracted by the gravitational pull of the moon.
Luna is my sub caste. My full name is Ram Chand Luna.
Luna is my name, so I'm a little biased. As a Luna Carolina, I love this name. I prefer it paired with a two syllable middle name (though Luna Rose and Luna Dawn might be cute) Personally, I think my name sounds strange, but it sounds better when paired with my last name. I think my name is too long and sounds choppy, but I love Luna Tara, Luna Ava, and Luna Taylor.
My favourite character, Princess Luna, from My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic has this name too and I love it. I'll surely name my daughter Luna.
John Legend and Chrissy Teigen's daughter is named Luna Simone Stephens.
Luna Loud is the name of one of the sisters in the animated series, The Loud House.
In my opinion this sounds like a stripper name, however it's very pretty! Not sure if I'd want my baby to be named it.
Luna is a song by Tom Petty, and my grandaughter's name.
I love this name, like I love the moon.
A famous bearer of the name is Korean girl group F(x) member, Luna.
I used to hate having this name growing up, but over the years I've come to love it. I did gain a lot of nicknames though, 'Looney Toons', 'Loon' (like the bird, not a crazy person), 'Lunes' and now my friends call me 'Looney' after Luna Lovegood. So I love the name, but the nicknames can be a bit tiresome.
"Luna" is the name of a song by the rock band 10 Years. It's from their new album, From Birth to Burial.
I love names like Hazel, Raven, and Luna. They have a shine to it. Luna especially is a lovely name. It sounds so majestic and... lunar.
I named my daughter Luna.
Luna is a Japanese name as well, although nothing related to the moon. (It is spelled Runa in Japanese but is pronounced as Luna so I use Luna.)

From my background, Luna sounds beautiful and it doesn't have strong impression or meanings of the moon.
I knew that Luna meant the moon in Spanish and I thought it lovely and beautiful.
Luna is a brilliant, stunning, unique and exotic name. *✲゚*。✧٩(・ิᴗ・ิ๑)۶*✲゚*。✧.
Luna Maximoff is the daughter of Avenger Quicksilver and Inhuman Crystal from Marvel Comics.
Luna is the name of the moon in the children's television series Bear in the Big Blue House.
My first born Luna Mae Anderson coming to the world 8/2014!
I like this name means the moon.
Luna was the name of one of the characters in Harry Potter. Luna Lovegood, an offbeat Ravenclaw.
It makes an unsual and nice middle name.
Yeah.. I'm so happy, my name is Luna, I'm Italian, and I'm not the only person with this name! I've met no more than 4 people with the same name... very different people from me!

However this name means "moon" in Latin, but it wasn't used as a name in Latin since the goddess of the moon had also a Greek name.

Then it become Italian and Spanish, in Italy some people had this name thanks to a song of a famous Italian singer named Gianni Togni who wrote a song called "Luna" (a terrible song) and that's how I got this name.
In French the name is Lune, but I don't know if it's used very much.

However... I love my name and I think it reflects my personality... so much moody!
It may not be the most sophisticated name... even so, I find "Luna" to be very sweet-- but undeniably comedic, in the world today.

Great care would need to be taken, otherwise it risks appearing pretentious, infantile, and potentially 'hippie-ish' or deeply pertaining witchcraft. Consider the possibility of your child struggling with unnecessary barriers due to a name you committed.
Princess Luna is a character in the hugely popular cartoon My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. She is the co-ruler of the world of Equestria alongside her sister, Princess Celestia. Her duty is to raise the moon and stars every night.
Luna was an American dream pop band.
I think it's a nice name, but I wouldn't use it on a child for a while. Right now people are going to strongly associate with Luna Lovegood, which at best is a difficult name to live up to and at worst out-right invites teasing.
I also once heard Luna meant "Nocturnal Light". It's such the cutest name! Don't you agree?
I love it. Partly because I'm a Harry Potter fanatic, and partly because it's just pretty.
The moon is named Luna in the kids' show Bear in the Big Blue House.
Luna Scarlett (born 8th February 1999) is the daughter of Dani Filth, vocalist for extreme metal band Cradle of Filth and his wife Antonia.
I love this name because of the Harry Potter books, but as many of you have said, it's too close to lunatic. In the books they call her Loony.
This and Holly are my favorite girls names! Luna is my favorite goddess, and I adore the character from Harry Potter who has this name.
I don't think anyone's added this yet, but a famous bearer of the name Luna? Our own moon.
I like(d) this name, especially because of its meaning (and very long time ago before Harry Potter). And, I don't want to insult someone or something, but in Croatia I know so many dogs called Luna that it makes me sick. It is a very popular name - indeed very popular; but for dogs.
It's an okay name, but for me it's too hippy-like. It reminds me too much of the moon and the word "lunar."
I really like this name, you don't really hear it in Britain, but it's one of those names I can see getting popular in the future. And, like many others, I think it suits the character from the Harry Potter series of books. :)
Luna also means "Moon" and "Month" in Romanian.
I've met a few Luna's, and they both seem to have been born in the late 80's and were of northern Italian ancestry. Must have been popular at the time.

I think it's kind of cute, but would probably use it on a pet instead of a human.
Who cares if it's a name for a cat, or even is the origin of lunatic, or loony? Somehow anything associated with the moon (apart from science and spaceships) fascinates me.
I wouldn't name my daughter this because every time I see this name it reminds me of Harry Potter.
In Czech Luna is a word for moon used in poetry. As a name it's really rare, but I like it because I love the goddess of moon, more Greek Selene but Roman Luna is good too.
I rather like this name, as I had a friend throughout school (and to this day) named Luna. It's cute and spunky, if not a bit off-beat. However, I do think it's better used as a middle name, lest the bearer turn up a bit odd (or just annoy an ever-so-creative classmate) and be referred to as "Lunatic" forever-more.
I am reminded of those weird nutrician bar things, you know "Luna bars". I like Selena better. Luna does sound kind of new-agey to me. Oh well. To each his or her own.
I like this name, it sounds sweet and lovely. It's hard to picture it on a little kid though.
The Smashing Pumpkins released a song called "Luna" on their 1993 album Siamese Dream.
Luna is the female name of Liam in the book Luna. Liam is a crossgendered teen. His original female name was Lia Marie, but he changes it to Luna.
Luna is the name of the main character's sweetheart in the video game Lunar: The Silver Star. Later on, she ends up playing a very large role in the game's story.
Sharon den Adel and Robert Westerholt, the lead singer and guitarist of the Opera Rock band Within Temptation (respectively) have a daughter named Eva Luna (whom they call Luna). Within Temptation is one of my favorite bands, and Sharon den Adel is one of my favorite singers. Luna is one of my favorite names.
The name seems like one of those names that slightly kooky parents would use. It sounds quite new-age-y or overly poetic and otherworldly to me, and it might just lead to epithets like Lunatic, Loon, or Loonie.
I like this name. I really like it. I would like to use Lilly Luna for a daughter. The Luna part is from the character Luna Lovegood from Harry Poter.
Luna is laos the Filipino's Goddess of the moon, who was in love with Kertes, a human, which she protected by a shield. Sometimes we cannot see her because she weeps for her lover, who got killed by the sun.
Luna is also the middle name of Ginny and Harry Potter's daughter, Lily Luna Potter.
Luna is nice. I love the meaning, but I love Selena a lot better. They both have the same meaning. Luna reminds me of Luna Lovegood. I hate that character in Harry Potter. I am attached to Selena. Becides, it would be confusing for the people that speak Spanish if they named their kid Luna.
I think Luna is a beautiful name, and I would consider naming my daughter that. And of course it would be after Luna Lovegood in the HP series.
I'd give this name to a cat, never to a girl.
My best friend's name is Luna and she's almost pure Italian. Her mom said it was popular in Italy.
This name is derived from the word 'lunatic'. Hard to believe, but Lunatic is part of the reason the name 'Luna' came to be. It may be becasue I consider myself that way, but that doesn't frighten me in the least! I encourage people to call me Luna, though it's not my name.
Actually, it's the other way around. I read that people used to think that people turned crazy because of the influence of the moon. The Latin word for moon is Luna, so they used the word lunatic for a crazy person.

I really like this name and when I hear or see it I absolutely don't think of a lunatic but of a bright full moon in a dark blue sky. One of my friends chose Luna for a middle name (she didn't have one) and I think it suits her brilliantly because she's a myserious but bright person.
I love this name! Of course, the main reason why is because of Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter series. Still, I think it is pretty!
This is one of my favorite names. I love it's mystic quality! Plus, there are so many people who bear this name, like the goddess of the moon, it's the word for moon in some languages, not to mention many literary characters! I just love it! And, in my opinion, I don't think a kid with this name would be teased, I think she would have the other kids complimenting it!
I love this name, but I worry that a child named this might be doomed to a lifetime of teasing.
Also a feminine name in Slovenia.
Luna was a character in Piers Anthony's fantasy novel series Incarnations of Immortality. She was the daughter of a great magician, and fell in love with the Incarnation of Death, Thanatos.
I love this name! It is so beautiful! I already have names picked out for if I have kids, and Luna Morgana is one of them.
The history of the name is from a count of origins for Luna. The meaning is also "a goddess who rules the moon." What it came from the most would have to be Italy. Also, Spanish use it frequently.
Luna Fernandez was the character played by Georgina Mollo in the Argentinian soap opera "Rebelde Way".
I'm quite fond of Luna, though I fear the name's closeness to "loony." =(
I really like this name, it's kind of mystic and somehow gypsy. Also, Colombian singer Juanes has a daughter named Luna. I think it would be a great name if I have a daughter, love the Luna Skye idea!
There's a famous Spanish song "Hijo de la luna" (son of the moon).
I am starting to really like this name, Luna Skye or Luna Evelyn would be nice I think. :)
My nickname is Luna (for unknown reasons) and I think it is really pretty. Luna is the Spanish word for moon.
This name is too close to the word "lunatic" for my liking.
A Spanish group called Mecano has a famous song called "Hijo de La Luna" which is sang in Spanish but later on, sang also in English. Very good song by the way. It's the story of the moon who wanted a child.
Pronounced LOO-na.
It means "moon" in a lot of languages, even in Latin. It's pretty and mysterious, but it's also associated with loony or lunatic.
"Luna" means "moon" in Bulgarian too, but the stress is on the "a". "Luna" is not used as a name in Bulgaria.
Beautiful! It's my daugther's second name!
I think it's a beautiful name, especially when pronounced the Spanish way (it sounds more like LO-na). And I like the character Luna Lovegood from "Harry Potter". But I don't think I would use the name if I lived in an English-speaking country. It's too close to "loner" and "lunatic".
In a Brazilian soap opera called "Alma Gémea" (Soul Mate), Luna was the soul mate of Rafael and died to protect him, reincarnating later as an Indian girl called Serena.
This is the Russian word for 'moon' as well. There is a song by Alsou called Solntse e Luna (The Sun and the Moon). Very lovevly song & I think both make lovely names.
One famous bearer of the name is Luna Schlosser, Diane Keaton's character in the classic Woody Allen film Sleeper.

Another is one of the great naturalist Aldo Leopold's sons. Luna Leopold is a geologist whose work has dealt extensively with rivers, water, and urban planning.
Luna the cat on the ended kid's animated cartoon show: Sailor Moon.
I find this name is beautiful.
I can't believe no one's posted this yet, but Luna Lovegood is in J.K. Rowling's famous "Harry Potter."
As mentioned before, Luna Lovegood of Ravenclaw bears this enchanting name. Since "Luna" originated from "lune," the moon, it has been derived as a spacey, yet intelligent name. Jo Rowling has incorporated a spacy character into her novels known as Luna, who I think is a perfect fit for the name. JK has done this etymology-lesson with other names, such as Hermione, Draco, Dumbledore, and the Black family. BTW, I am a complete looney-for-Luna fan (as true HP fans can tell by my screenname) and think the actress playing her in OotP is perfect. =)
Luna is a counterpart of the Greek goddess Selene. I think Luna is a very sweet and enchanting name. It is also the name of the character in JK Rowling's famous books: Luna Lovegood.
Famous bearer is actor Diego Luna.
There's a band called Loona (which makes horrible party music by the way).
This name is also getting more popular in Germany.
Luna is a very well known Sephardic (Jewish with a Spanish origin) name.
I really love this name! It sounds very beautiful, powerful, and just all-around pleasant. It also seems somewhat mystic.
It is not only a Latin word, but even Italian and Spanish, and probably in other languages too. It is getting more popular in Italy in the last years, but it is still rare.

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