What does Lucian mean?
How popular is Lucian?
Lucian is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#60230 out of 150436, Top 40%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Lucian for boys. Lucian reached its peak position of #371 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is presently at #608. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the boy name Lucian and affiliated names. Luke (#28 2 years ago), Luciano (#568), Lucien and Lucius are the prominent variation forms of Lucian (#608 2 years ago) rated in the Top 1000. These forms of Lucian were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.5118%) and are somewhat less widespread today (usage 0.3592%, ▼29.8%). Luke is more universally found than the rest, although Luciano appears to be becoming a favorite too, and Lucius has become less popular. (2014 Birth Statistics)