Luce - girls name

Luce name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 17%

Luce name meaning:

The name Luce is of Latin origin, meaning "light." Traditionally, it is a variant of the name Lucius, which carries the same luminous significance. Over time, Luce has come to be used both as a surname and a given name for boys, though it is also occasionally found as a girls' name in some cultures. This name embodies qualities of brightness, clarity, and enlightenment, suggesting a person who is a beacon of inspiration or one who brings clarity and understanding to those around him.

In a broader cultural context, the name Luce resonates with qualities of hope, guidance, and purity. Individuals named Luce may be perceived as having an innate ability to illuminate paths, both metaphorically and literally, guiding others towards truth and knowledge. The name encapsulates an essence of positive energy and a radiant personality that uplifts others. As a boy's name, Luce evokes a sense of strong moral character and an optimistic outlook, qualities that parents might hope to instill in their child.

Origin: Latin

Form of Lucus. Light.

Related names

Lucus , Luce , Lucius , Luke

Other girls names beginning with L


Overall UK ranking: 4634 out of 5581

4 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Luce

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