Meaning and Name Origin
Loukas \lo(u)-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 is a rare first name for men but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#70624 out of 88799, Top 80%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Loukas and corresponding names. Popular related forms of Loukas (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Lucas (#19 in 2014), Luke (#28), Lukas (#230), Luciano (#568), Lucian (#608), Luc, Lucius and Lucien. Adoption of these boy names is at its apex today, except for the versions Lucius and Lucien which have become less stylish. The more fashionable birth names in this compilation are Luciano (#568), Lucas (#19), Luke (#28), Lukas (#230) and Lucian (#608), with Lucas, Lucian, Luciano and Luke enjoying a rekindling in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)