Lucas Name Meaning & Origin

Lucas

Pronunciation: LOO-kəs (key)

Origin of the name Lucas:

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:

Luca, Lukas, Luke

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Nicknames for Lucas

Luke, Luc, Lukie, Lou, Luka, Cass, Lucasade, Lucky, Luca, Lukey

Meanings and history of the name Lucas

**NAME:** Lucas (LOO-Kass)
**MEANING:** Bringer of Light
**NAME ORIGIN:** American
**GENDER:** Male
(Lucas was a physician in Rome and an early convert to Christianity. He wrote one and the four gospels which described the life and death of Jesus Christ.)
**THE BIBLICAL ORIGIN OF LUCAS MEANS:** Luminous and white.

The name Lucas is was ranked #39 in popularity in 2009. The name has consistently grown more popular every year since. There is an estimated 9,508 men, boys, and children with the first name Lucas in the United States.

Famous real-life people named Lucas

Lucas Cruikshank, aka Fred actor and internet star
Lucas Cranach, Northern Renaissance painter
George Lucas, Star Wars creator
Lucas Alessandra, football player in Argentina.
Lucas Bryant, actor in Haven series.
Lucas Claude Sykes (b. 2009), son of American actress, comedian, and writer Wanda Sykes
Lucas Wong, Chinese (Hong Kong) lead rapper, lead dancer, and sub-vocalist of South Korean pop boy group NCT

Lucas in song, story & screen

Lucas Bly, fictional character portrayed by Carey Haim in the film Lucas.
Lucas, a fictional character in the Earthbound/Mother series created by Nintendo
Lucas Scott, an actor on "One Tree Hill"
Lucas Bishop AKA Bishop from the X-Men
Lucas Sinclair, fictional character portrayed by Caleb McLaughlin in the Netflix show Stranger Things.

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