The most traditional variant of the biblical name, Luke has both Greek and Latin connections. Derived either from the Latin for ‘light’ or from the Greek word for ‘wolf’, Luke has become a classic. In this variation the name has been used since the 12th century. A great name that packs a lot of punch in one short syllable, Luke has been a favorite in many countries, including most of Europe and North America.
Rank in the year 2015
Luke was ranked #38 in the most popular American names of 2015.
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