Animals, Chinese, Hawaiian, L names, Lion, Moon, Mythology, Proto-Indo-European, Romanian mythology, Uncategorized, Vietnamese, Word names

Luana

Luana is a female given name that could be derived from a number of sources: it could be a combination of Lou (a short form of Louise and Louisa meaning "famous battle") and Anna (grace, favor); it's also a Hawaiian female name meaning "content, at ease" and "to be at leisure". It was used for a Polynesian character in the 1932 movie Birds… Continue reading Luana

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End of 2017

In a few hours it'll be the start of a new year. I started this blog back in April (after two other name blogs, one on wordpress and the other on blogger), and so far it's gratifying to see that I still come across new names, and even when I write up old names I've… Continue reading End of 2017