Lucius: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Lucius

Lucius

Pronunciation: LOO-shəs (key)

Origin of the name Lucius:

A borrowing from the Latin, Lucius is derived from the root lux (light) or from the Ecclesiastic Greek Loukas, a contraction of Loukanos (man from Lucania). Lucania was the name of a district in southern Italy. The name has been used in Ireland to Anglicize the name.

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Lou, Luciano, Lucio

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from the Latin "lux" which means "light"

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Pope Lucius I
Lucius Aurunculeius Cotta, a legate of Julius Caesar during the Gallic Wars.

Lucius in song, story & screen: | Edit

Lucius Hunt, Joaquin Phoenix's role in THE VILLAGE by M.Night Shayamalan
Lucius Malfoy, a villian in the "Harry Potter" series
Lucius Best, aka "Frozone" from the superhero movie "The Incredibles"
Lucius, Brutus'servant in the Shakespeare play "Julius Caesar"
Lucius, Son of Titus in the Shakespeare play "Titus Andronicus"
Lucius Fox, a character in the "Batman" comics
Lucius Vorenus, a Roman Centurion in HBO's series, "Rome"
Lucius Hartwell, Luke Wilson's role in the X-Files episode, "Bad Blood"

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