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Pronunciation

lukəs

Origin

English, Spanish, French, Dutch, Portuguese

Meaning

Originally the Latin form of the classic name Luke, this has become a favorite amongst many nations, including the Netherlands, France and Spain. Although its meaning remains uncertain, it is possibly derived from the Greek for ‘wolf’, namely lukos or from the Latin lux for ‘light’. An undeniably strong and striking name, it is a great choice for your young boy!

Rank in the year 2015

Lucas was ranked #23 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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