Lucas: Name Meaning, Popularity and Info on BabyNames.com

Lucas

  • Gender: Male
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: From Lucania, Italy

What is the meaning of the name Lucas?

The name Lucas is primarily a male name of Latin origin that means From Lucania, Italy.

Lucania was a region in southern Italy that was inhabited by the ancient Lucani people. The name was introduced to England during the medieval period and became popular in many European countries.

In Christianity, Luke is one of the four Gospel writers and is believed to have been a companion of the apostle Paul. The name Lucas is often associated with him, and it has been a popular name among Christians.

The name has been used by many notable figures throughout history, including saints, artists, writers, and scientists. Its popularity can be attributed to its classic sound and its association with a respected figure in Christianity. The most common nickname for Lucas is Luke.

Five famous people named Lucas include:

Lucas Hedges - an American actor who has appeared in movies such as "Manchester by the Sea," "Lady Bird," and "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri."

Lucas Moura - a Brazilian professional footballer who currently plays for Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League.

Lucas Neff - an American actor who is best known for his role in the TV series "Raising Hope."

Lucas Black - an American actor who has appeared in movies such as "Sling Blade," "The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift," and "Get Low."

George Lucas - an American filmmaker and entrepreneur who created the Star Wars franchise and directed the first film in the series.

Five fictional characters named Lucas include:

Lucas Scott - a main character in the TV series "One Tree Hill," played by actor Chad Michael Murray.

Lucas Sinclair - a main character in the TV series "Stranger Things," played by actor Caleb McLaughlin.

Lucas Hood - the main character in the TV series "Banshee," played by actor Antony Starr.

Lucas Kane - the main character in the video game "Indigo Prophecy," also known as "Fahrenheit."

Lucas Goodwin - a recurring character in the TV series "House of Cards," played by actor Sebastian Arcelus.

People who like the name Lucas also like:

Caleb, Liam, Jacob, Ethan, Owen, Oliver, Benjamin, Emma, Amelia, Charlotte, Isabella, Olivia, Sophia, Ava

Names like Lucas:

Luke, Leilexi, Lokesh, Leeza, Lesia, Lassie, Lexus, Luis, Luce, Lisa, Licia, Lis, Laasya, Lacy, Laksha, Lugh, Lugus, Lleucu, Laoise, Lawahiz, Leiko, Lakeisha, Lucie, Luka, Likeke, Lissa, Leigha, Lyusya, Lucky, Lexis

Celebrity Babies with this Name:

Lucas Phillip Tindall - son of Zara Tindall and Mike Tindall , born 2021
Lucas Alan - son of Camilla Luddington and Matthew Alan , born 2020
Lucas Claude Sykes - son of Wanda Sykes and Alex Sykes , born 2009

Stats for the Name Lucas

checkmark Lucas is currently #24 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Lucas is currently #8 in U.S. births

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Mad Lucas - The Breeders
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