Advanced search

What does everyone think of Luna?

(67 Posts)
Choccyhobnob Thu 11-Jul-13 16:31:07

Me and DH rarely agree on names but one that we both like is Luna. I think it would go well as our surname is Spanish. I haven't told DH it is the name of a character in Harry Potter as he'd probably go off it and currently he absolutely loves it!

I just worry people will think it's weird, what do you think?

MolotovCocktail Fri 12-Jul-13 11:40:07

I think Luna is lovely smile

I also like Lola, Lula, Nuala (Noo-la), so it was always going to be a hit for me grin

Oldandcobwebby Fri 12-Jul-13 11:43:27

I loved Luna on "Bear in the Big Blue House". Cute name.

PestoSwimissimos Fri 12-Jul-13 11:44:05

Pretty smile

bassingtonffrench Fri 12-Jul-13 11:46:31

I know one of a bout 4 and I'm afraid I don't like the sound of it or its associations (moon, lunatic)

I love it.

Love Juno as well which (to me) is similar

PestoSwimissimos Fri 12-Jul-13 11:48:40

I also like Solar.

Fifi2406 Fri 12-Jul-13 16:18:06

Yessssss!! Luna is my favourite Harry potter film character! I like it

Linguaphile Fri 12-Jul-13 19:45:17

Pretty, but Loony Lovegood does spring to mind.

dimdommilpot Fri 12-Jul-13 19:48:35

I really wanted it as DDs middle name but OH wouldnt allow.
I love it!

rosyryan Fri 12-Jul-13 19:50:02

It's gorgeous. I love it.

AmazingBouncingFerret Fri 12-Jul-13 19:50:40

Love it. Go for it.

pleiadianpony Fri 12-Jul-13 20:07:27

Love it. Beautiful.

pleiadianpony Fri 12-Jul-13 20:07:57

If you are having a july baby it would also be extra appropriate!

Callmedreckly Fri 12-Jul-13 20:14:39

Does your surname begin with C?

<hope not>

piratecat Fri 12-Jul-13 20:16:38


the very first thing that came into my head. sorry

HouseAtreides Fri 12-Jul-13 20:17:01

There is a Luna in DD2's year- I like it smile

velvetysquirrel Fri 12-Jul-13 20:18:52

I think it's a lovely name.

Rosa Fri 12-Jul-13 20:21:55

Moon ...sorry don't like it.

rosyryan Fri 12-Jul-13 22:33:37

Random aside but Callmedreckly I bleddy love your name!

Callmedreckly Sat 13-Jul-13 20:53:05


amandine07 Sun 14-Jul-13 06:13:58

I really like the name Luna. If you like it OP then go for it, people will always make up nicknames/add on stuff to pretty much all names.

As for the HP connection, I obviously didn't get far enough reading the books to see where the name Luna comes in. Or I just can't remember!

ClaireLouise1986 Sun 14-Jul-13 22:39:23

I really like Luna for a girl too but after hearing the character in Harry Potter get called "Loony" it's made me think of the bullying it could cause...

Choccyhobnob Mon 15-Jul-13 11:00:24

amandine she's a major character from the 5th book in I think smile

ClaireLouise probably didn't help that Luna Lovegood was a bit weird...i'll try and discourage ours from wearing radish earrings and the like grin

celticclan Mon 15-Jul-13 11:36:41

It's a silly name. Use it for a middle name but don't saddle your dd with such an unconventional name.

Ragwort Mon 15-Jul-13 11:40:20

Agree with celticclan. The trouble with these threads is that if you are reasonably polite (and some mumsnetters are grin) it is very difficult to say 'what a load of * ' about a name. I usually avoid the 'do you like this name threads' for fear of being offensive but to saddle a child with this sort of name is just so unfair.

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now