Harry Potter Etymology | Luna Lovegood
LUNA: The Roman goddess of the moon. “Luna” means “moon” in Latin, Romanian and Italian. In Romanian, it also translates to “month.” The word “lunatic” is also derived from the word “lunar,” as it was believed in old times that strange or odd behaviour was caused by the moon. “Luna” is a term for “silver” in alchemy.
LOVEGOOD: A simple compound word, love+good, connoting the simple and true quality of their affections.