Lucien - boys name

Lucien name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 80%

Lucien name meaning:

The name Lucien is derived from the Latin name Lucius, meaning "light" or "illumination". It is a French variant of the name Lucius and has a sophisticated and elegant feel to it. Lucien is a name that exudes a sense of intelligence, creativity, and charm.

The name Lucien has a long history and has been used in various forms in different cultures. It has a literary connection, being the name of a character in Victor Hugo's novel "Les Misérables," known for his intelligence and compassion. Lucien is also associated with the arts and sciences, as it is the name of several artists, writers, and scientists throughout history.

Parents who choose the name Lucien for their son are often drawn to its refined and classic sound. The name carries a sense of strength and uniqueness, while also having a timeless appeal. Lucien is a name that can inspire imagination and creativity, making it an excellent choice for parents seeking a name with a touch of sophistication and elegance.

Origin: French

Form of Luke. Light; illumination.

Related names

Luke , Ghoukas, Luc , Lucero, Luciano , Lucien , Lucio , Lug

Other boys names beginning with L


Overall UK ranking: 939 out of 4789

32 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (871)

Historical popularity of Lucien

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