The name is from the Latin and is a feminine form of the Roman family name, Lucianus which is derived from Lucius.
Currently, Luciana is the 692nd most popular female name in the United States, (2010) but is the 23rd most popular female name in Argentina, (2009).
Other forms of the name include:
- Lucienne (French)
- Luciana (Italian/Portuguese/Spanish)
- Lucjana (Polish)
- Łucjana (Polish)
The name is borne by Italian actress, Luciana Paluzzi (b.1937).