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What does Lucas mean?

Lucas Pronunciation of Lucas [lu-cas] as a boys' name is pronounced LOO-kas. Transferred surname and variant of Luke. Popular in Germany. Film director George Lucas; actor Lukas Haas.

Associated with: surname, popular (famous).


Lucas has 3 variants: Loucas, Loukas and Lukas.

Related boy name: Lucky.

8 more different relations via Luke: Luc, Lucian, Lucien, Lucio, Lucius, Luck, Lucky and Lukacs.

Creative forms:
(male) Laucas, Lecas, ..

(female) Luda, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lucas Cale (L.C.), ..

How popular is Lucas?

Lucas is a very popular first name for men (#381 out of 1220, Top 31%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#275 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Lucas reached its top position of #16 in the U.S. in 2015. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lucas name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lucas outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Luc (#1851 from current records), Lucian (#634), Lucien (#1157), Lucio (#1714), Lucius (#1299), Lucky, Lukas (#253) and Luke (#28) are the popular varying forms of Lucas (#16 from current records) rated in the Top 2000. These relations of Lucas were popular in the year 2014 (average #1000) and have remained as common to this day (#994, down 1%), but with the version Lucius becoming less trendy. Luke is more ubiquitous than the rest, although Lucas seems to be getting popular too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lucas, Luc, Lucian, Lucien, Lucio in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lucius, Lucky, Lukas, Luke in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Judas, Loucan, Lucan, Luce, Lucho, Lucjan, Lugus, Luis, Lukan and Uncas. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lucas.