Luca Name Meaning & Origin

Luca

Pronunciation: LOO-kə (key)

Origin of the name Luca:

A cognate of Lucus, an Ecclesiastic Late Latin name thought to be a derivative of Lucius, which is from the root lux (light). Alternatively, some believe the name is derived from the Ecclesiastic Greek Loukas, a contraction of Loukanos (man from Lucania).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Lucas, Luka, Luke, Lukas

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Comments and insights on the name Luca: | Edit

Luca is the Italian equivalent of Luke. It means man (or citizen) from from Lucania. It can also mean "bringer of light."

I always go to pronounce it "LOOS-ah" because of its look similar to Lucy.

Personal experiences with the name Luca: | Edit

I know the cutest twins, they're called Luca and Daniela (2 years old)

My cousin named her son Luca.

I named my son Luca, it's cute, manly and not as common as Luke or Lucas.

I know a toddler called Luca, and he's very relaxed, chill, sweet, and he's soo cute that you just wanna go hug him forever and ever.

Nicknames for Luca: | Edit

Luc (pronounced Luke)
Lu (Lou)

Meanings and history of the name Luca: | Edit

Luca is the ancient name for Lucca, a city in Tuscany, Italy

Luca is Russian/ Ukrainian for Luke. It means bringer of light.

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