Luciana is the feminine form of Lucianus, an Ancient Roman cognomen derived from the Roman praenomen Lucius meaning “light” from Latin lux (light) derived from a PIE root word *lewk– (light, bright; white). Luciana has various pronunciations depending on the region it’s from: loo-CHAH-nah (Italian), loo-SYAH-nah (Latin American Spanish) or loo-THYAH-nah (European Spanish).
- Luciána (Hungarian, Slovak)
- Lucienne (French)
- Luciano (Italian, Spanish, Portuguese)
- Lucianus (Ancient Roman)
- Loukianos (Ancient Greek)
- Lucius (Ancient Roman, English)
- Lukius (English)