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Lucian meaning and name origin
Lucian \l(u)-cian\ as a boy's name is pronounced LOO-shun. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Lucian is "light". Variant of Lucius. Luciano is an Italian and Spanish form. Saint Lucian of Antioch (fourth century) was a noted scholar. Artist Lucian Freud; opera celebrity Luciano Pavarotti.
Lucian has 7 variant forms: Luciano, Lucianus, Lucien, Lucio, Lucjan, Lukianos and Lukyan.
For more information, see also related names Loukas and Luke.
Baby names that sound like Lucian are Lasean and Lesean.
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Popularity of Lucian
Lucian is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#22871 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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