Fortuna Family History
Fortuna Name Meaning
Italian Spanish Catalan and Portuguese: from fortuna ‘chance luck’ possibly applied as a nickname for a gambler or lucky person. In some cases this may be also a continuation of the Late Latin personal name (see Fortun and compare below). Slovenian Croatian and Slovak: nickname from Latin fortuna ‘fate luck’ probably denoting a lucky person (compare above). At least as a Slovenian surname it may also be derived from the personal name Fortunat Latin Fortunatus (see Fortunato compare Fortun ). Compare also Fortune .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press