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What does Loukas mean?

Loukas /lou-kas/ 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.


Loukas has 2 variants: Loukanos and Loukianos.

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

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

(female) Loukasie, Lourai, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Loukas and corresponding names. Lucas (#19 in recent rankings), Luke (#28), Lukas (#230) and Lucian (#608) are the popular related forms of Loukas (not ranked). Other forms, like Lukacs, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Loukas is common today (usage of 1.29%). Lucas, Luke, Lukas and Lucian are four of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns here. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

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.

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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.