Name Lucas Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Lucas


Lucas is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name Lucas

Lucas is a name of Greek and Latin origin. It derived from the Greek name Loukas (Λουκας) and the Latin name Lucanus.

What is the meaning of the name Lucas?

Lucas means “from Lucania” (a region in southern Italy). In Greek, Lucas means “light”, “bringer of light” or “bright one” (from ancient Greek “leukós/λευκός” = bright/light/white and Latin “lux” = light).

Pronunciation of Lucas

Name Days of Lucas

  • 7. Februar: Lukas von Steiris/Griechenland (896 - 951)
  • 17. Februar: Lukas von Padua, Schüler des heiligen Franziskus von Assisi (1200 - 1285)
  • 18. Oktober: Lukas Evangelist, Verfasser des dritten Evangeliums
  • 11. Dezember: Lukas Stylites, byzantinischer Mönch (879 - 979)

Variants of the name Lucas

Loucas Loukas Lukas

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Popularity of the name Lucas

The name Lucas is ranked #20 overall. It is very popular with parents-to-be and is often chosen as a baby name.

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