• <100 Lunar
First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Lunar

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Lu"nar
  1. Of or pertaining to the moon; as, lunar observations.
  2. Resembling the moon; orbed.
  3. Measured by the revolutions of the moon; as, a lunar month.
  4. Influenced by the moon, as in growth, character, or properties; as, lunar herbs.

Etymology: L. lunaris, fr. luna the moon. See Luna, and cf. Lunary

noun Lu"nar
  1. [Astron] A lunar distance.
  2. [Anat] The middle bone of the proximal series of the carpus; -- called also semilunar, and intermedium.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Of or relating to or associated with the moon ("lunar surface" and "lunar module")

From Middle French lunaire, from Latin lūnāris.

  1. (astronomy) A lunar distance.
  2. (anatomy) The middle bone of the proximal series of the carpus.

lunar was also found in the following language(s): Catalan, Galician, Portuguese, and Spanish

Notable Persons With the Name Lunar

Lunar C is a british hip hop rapping. He was most prominent from 2006 to present. Lunar was given the name Jake Brook on June 21st, 1990.


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Popularity of Lunar as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lunar U.S.
  White 13.45% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 7.36% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 78.68% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lunar

People with the last name Lunar are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Lunar

  • How Popular is the name Lunar? As a last name Lunar was the 52,619th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Lunar first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Lunar is Sunday, June 29th, 1879.
  • How unique is the name Lunar? From 1880 to 2015 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Lunar. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Lunar: Your name in reverse order is Ranul. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Anulr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lunar? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 394 people with the last name Lunar.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lunar? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Lunar as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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What does the name Lunar mean?

Lis for loyalty, that you show.

Uis for upstanding, the honorable way to be

Nis for noble, your regal bearing.

Ais for absolute, for you know your mind.

Ris for respect, earned through your actions

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.