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What does Lucian mean?

Lucian /lu-cian/ as a boys' name is pronounced LOO-shun. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Lucian is "light".

Variant of Lucius. Saint Lucian of Antioch (fourth century) was a noted scholar. Artist Lucian Freud; opera celebrity Luciano Pavarotti.

Variations

Lucian has 7 variants: Luciano, Lucianus, Lucien, Lucio, Lucjan, Lukianos and Lukyan.

Affiliated boy names: Loukas and Luke.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Lacian, Loucian, ..

(female) Luciania, Lucianta, ..

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)

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

Presented below is the birth name statistics of Lucian for boys. Lucian reached its peak position of #373 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is presently at #608. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the boy name Lucian and affiliated names. Luke (#28 from recent data), Luciano (#568), Lucien (#1220), Lucius (#1385) and Lucio (#1773) are the prominent variation forms of Lucian (#608 from recent data) rated in the Top 2000. These forms of Lucian are at the apex of their popularity presently (usage of 0.62%), except for the form Lucius which have become somewhat dated. Luke is more universally found than the rest, although Luciano appears to be becoming a favorite too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lucian, Luciano, Lucien, Lucio, Lucius, Luke in U.S.

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

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE LUCIAN

Recommended names are Ardian, Arian, Auban, Bivian, Bunyan, Cullan, Dacian, Darian, Davian, Declan, Dugan, Duggan, Duran, Dustan, Eilian, Eirian, Eunan, Evian, Favian, Finian, Furman, Gian, Gilian, Gracian, Gullan, Jacan, Jacian, Jorian, Juan, Julian, Julyan, Jurian, Juwan, Kilian, Laban, Lachlan, Lachman, Larran, Lasean, Lathan, Laurean, Laurian, Lavan, Lesean, Levin, Licio, Lin, Linn, Logan, Loucan, Loucas, Louccan, Lowman, Luano, Luc, Lucan, Lucas, Lucho, Luck, Lucky, Luis, Luiz, Lukan, Lukas, Lunn, Luvern, Midian, Mochan, Ninian, Rian, Stian, Suman, Vivian, Vyvian and Yucatan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lucian.


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