Luca - boys name

Luca name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 99%

Luca name meaning:

The name Luca is of Italian origin and holds several possible meanings. One interpretation of the name is "bringer of light" or "light-giver." This meaning can be derived from its association with the Latin word "lux," which translates to "light." Luca may also be seen as a variation of the name Lucas, which is derived from the Greek word "Loukas," meaning "man from Lucania." Lucania refers to a region in southern Italy, and thus, Luca can be associated with someone from this region.

In addition to these meanings, Luca has gained popularity as a unisex name, used for both boys and girls. It is worth mentioning that the name Luca has been adopted across different cultures and languages, leading to potential variations in its meaning. Ultimately, the interpretation of the name Luca may vary depending on individual preferences and cultural contexts.



Unisex names

Related names

Luca , Lukacs, Lukasz

Other boys names beginning with L


Overall UK ranking: 28 out of 4789

1807 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (25)
  • Wales (25)
  • England (30)

Historical popularity of Luca

The graph below shows the popularity of the boys's name Luca from all the UK baby name statistics available. It's a quick easy way to see the trend for Luca in 2024