Lucian Name Meaning & Origin
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Man of Light. Variation of Lucien.
- Famous real-life people named Lucian
Lucian Freud, British painter.
Lucian Bute, Romanian-Canadian professional boxer.
Saint Lucian of Antioch, Christian theologian and martyr.
Saint Lucian of Beauvais, Christian martyr.
Lucian of Samosata, novelist & rhetorician
Lucian Bernhard, famous Graphic Designer--two typefaces (fonts) are named after him.
- Lucian in song, story & screen
In the Underworld movie trilogy, Lucian is the first werewolf or "lycan."
Lucian is also a central character in the Mortal Instruments book series. He is a Shadowhunter (one who kills demons) who is later turned into a werewolf. At that point he changes his name to Luke.