Luka Name Meaning & Origin

Luka

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).

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Related Names:

Luca, Lukas

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Luka spelt this way seems all girl to me, despite the fact that it's the closest to Luke. I prefer Lucca.

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Nicknames for Luka: | Edit

Luke, KaKa, Lu, Lui, Kal, Kallie

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A form of Luke used in several Slavic languages.

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Suzanne Vega song "Luka"
"Luka and the Fire of Life," a book by Salman Rushdie

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