US Popularity:10295
Other Origin(s):Latin
Meaning:Descent, loosening; Moon
Aluna is a girl’s name that is Hawaiian, African, and Latin in origin. In the Polynesian culture, Aluna means “descent” or "loosening.” With two meanings that both have to do with movement, Aluna is great for baby if you’re hoping they will have a bit of wanderlust. Alternatively, Aluna might be a respelling of the Latin name Luna, meaning "moon," further ensuring that baby will reach for the stars. Plus, you can't deny that the name just sounds beautiful and rolls well off of the tongue.

Aluna Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Aluna is currently #4866 on The Bump
Girl:Aluna is currently #3269 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Aluna is currently #10295 in U.S. births
Girl:Aluna is currently #5953 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 1484
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Hawaiian Dictionaries, ʻā.luna

  • Behind the Name, Luna, June 2023

  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 209

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