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What does Loukas mean?

Loukas Pronunciation of Loukas [loukas] as a boys' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Loukas is "from Lucania". Lucania was the ancient name of an area of Italy now known as Basilicata. This name is the source form of Luke and Lucas. See also Lucian.

Associated with: greek, ancient (old).


Loukas has 2 variants: Loukanos and Loukianos.

5 more alternative forms via Lucas, Lucian, Luke: Loucas, Lucas, Lukacs, Lukas and Lukyan.

Creative forms:
(male) Lakas, Loucus, ..

(female) Loura, Lourai, ..

Middle name pairings:
Loukas Ulises (L.U.), ..

How popular is Loukas?

Loukas is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#50686 out of 150436, Top 34%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Lucas (#16 in recent rankings), Luke (#28), Lukas (#253) and Lucian (#634) are the popular related forms of Loukas (not ranked). Other forms, like Lukacs, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Loukas was common in the year 2014 (usage of 1.29%) and has remained as widespread to this day (usage 1.28%, 1%). Lucas, Luke, Lucian and Lukas are four of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns here. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lucas, Lucian, Lukas, Luke in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lucas, Lukas, Luke outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Boas, Colas, Cordas, Costas, Douglas, Jonas, Josias, Judas, Kostas, Lock, Locke, Logan, Loki, Lollar, Loman, Lonza, Loran, Lorcan, Lorens, Lothar, Lou, Loucan, Louccan, Louie, Louis, Louvel, Lowman, Loyal, Lucan, Lugus, Luis, Lukan, Rodas, Seumas, Tobias, Tomas and Yonas. These names tend to be more frequently used than Loukas.

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in meaning and etymology.