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Luna History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: Italian, Spanish


Noble surnames, such as Luna, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Luna, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. In Spain, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate.The Luna family originally lived in the town called Luna.

Early Origins of the Luna family


The surname Luna was first found in Aragon, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.

Early History of the Luna family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Luna research.
Another 373 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1137, 1148, 1170, 1238, 1229, 1282, 1469, 1299, 1358, 1406 and 1396 are included under the topic Early Luna History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Luna Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Luna, de Luna, de la Luna and others.

Early Notables of the Luna family (pre 1700)


Prominent among members of the family Maria de Luna (1358-1406), queen consort of Aragon, as the spouse of King Martin I of Aragon, known as "La Grande" (English: The Great), regarded as one of the most notable queens in Aragon, regent 1396-97; were fourteenth century Aragonese nobleman Pedro de Luna, who...
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Migration of the Luna family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Luna Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Luis de Luna, who voyaged to Río de la Plata in the mid 1500s. He was a member of the expedition that founded the city of Cordoba in Argentina
  • Alonso de Luna, who sailed to America in 1513
  • Andrés de Luna, who sailed to America in 1516
  • Antonio de Luna, who sailed to Peru in 1534
  • Gonzalo de Luna, who sailed to Peru in 1534
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Luna Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Manuel Luna, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1803 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Alonso De Luna, who landed in America in 1813 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Andres De Luna, who arrived in America in 1816 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Pedro De Luna, who arrived in America in 1827 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Luis De Luna, who landed in Venezuela in 1834 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Luna (post 1700)


  • James Luna (1950-2018), Mexican-American performance artist, photographer and multimedia installation artist
  • Donyale Luna (1945-1979), American model and cover girl
  • Maria Luna, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; Member, Rules Committee, 1988; Member of Democratic National Committee from New York, 2004-08 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Kari Luna, American Democrat politician, Vice-chair of Hawaii Democratic Party, 2008; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii, 2008 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Joseph P. Luna, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1944 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Joseph P. Luna, American Democrat politician, Mayor of Lodi, New Jersey, 1944-51 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Gregory Luna, American Democrat politician, Member of Texas State Senate; Elected 1992, 1994, 1996; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1996 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • George Luna, American politician, Mayor of Atascadero, California, 2004, 2007 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Chris Luna, American Democrat politician, Member, Platform Committee, Democratic National Convention, 2008 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Casey E. Luna, American Democrat politician, Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico; Elected 1990; Presidential Elector for New Mexico, 1992 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 22 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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