Lucas

Pronunciation: lu-hka-hs
Origin: Italy
gender-male
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Southern Europe

The name Lucas has a rich history and a beautiful meaning, originating from the Latin name "Lucius," which means "light" or "illumination," and the Greek name "Loukas," translating to "man from Lucania," a historical region in Southern Italy. Lucania is thought to mean "white" or "light," and Lucas also means "bringer of light" in Latin. As a result, the name Lucas is often associated with bringing light and happiness to those around him. Lucas is a popular name and has been recorded in various forms across different cultures and languages, including English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Dutch. It is the 8th most popular name in the United States, according to the Social Security Administration. Famous people named Lucas include director George Lucas, basketball player Jerry Lucas, and Lucas Duda, a baseball player. The name Lucas is also associated with notable characters such as Luke Skywalker from the Star Wars franchise and Lucas James, an R&B singer.

Lucas Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Lucas is currently #11 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: Lucas is currently #11 on Kiindred Boy Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Lucas is currently #11 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-male Boy Unique: Lucas is currently #11 on Kiindred Boy Unique Names

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Famous People Named Lucas

  • George Lucas: George Lucas is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter known for creating the "Star Wars" and "Indiana Jones" franchises.
  • Lucas Hedges: Lucas Hedges is an American actor known for his roles in "Manchester by the Sea," "Lady Bird," and "Boy Erased."
  • Lucas Grabeel: Lucas Grabeel is an American actor, singer, and songwriter known for his role in the "High School Musical" film series.
  • Lucas Till: Lucas Till is an American actor known for his roles in "X-Men