Lucas - boys name

Lucas name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 100%

Lucas name meaning:

The name Lucas is derived from the Greek name Loukas, meaning "man from Lucania." Lucania was an ancient region in southern Italy, and the name Lucas is believed to have originated from there. The name has roots in Latin and is widely used in various languages and cultures around the world.

The name Lucas carries several positive connotations. It is often associated with qualities such as intelligence, creativity, and charm. People with this name are often described as friendly, outgoing, and confident. They have a natural ability to connect with others and are known for their strong communication skills.

Additionally, Lucas is also associated with biblical references as it appears in the New Testament as the name of a disciple of Jesus. This association adds a spiritual and religious significance to the name for many individuals and families. Overall, the name Lucas is a popular choice for boys due to its positive meanings and strong historical and cultural roots.

Origin: Latin

Bringer of light.

Related names

Lucas , Lukacs, Lukasz

Other boys names beginning with L


Overall UK ranking: 22 out of 4789

1965 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (16)
  • England (22)
  • Wales (31)

Historical popularity of Lucas

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