An Italian and Spanish surname, the Luna family name originally came from the Latin term of â€˜lunaâ€™ and meant the moon. The surname spread into Spain and then into many of the Spanish colonies during the 17th and 18th centuries.
Spellings variations for Luna include Lunetta, Louna, Lunneta, Luneth and Lunette. Additional spellings are de Luna and Deluna.
In England the Luna surname is mostly in Yorkshire, Warwickshire, Dorset, Staffordshire and Oxfordshire counties. The eastern region of Fife in Scotland has the main population of Luna families.
The Luna family name is mainly in the states of Texas, Tennessee, New Mexico, California, Florida and Arizona within the United States.
Famous: Antonio Luna (19th century general of the Philippines), Julio Cesar Luna (weightlifter from Venezuela), Santiago Luna (professional golfer from Spain), Diego Luna (actor from Mexico), Hector Luna (baseball player from Dominican Republic) and Juan Luna (artist from the Philippines).