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What does Luciano mean?

Luciano Pronunciation of Luciano [lu-ciano] as a name for boys is of Latin origin, and Luciano means "light". Luciano is an Italian, Spanish form of Lucian (Latin): version of Lucius.

Associated with: light (bright).


6 related forms via Lucian: Lucianus, Lucien, Lucio, Lucjan, Lukianos and Lukyan.

Creative forms:
(male) Alciano, Laciano, ..

(female) Luciada, Luciata, ..

Middle name pairings:
Luciano Dane (L.D.), ..

How popular is Luciano?

Luciano is a somewhat popular first name for men (#833 out of 1220, Top 68%) and an even more popular last name for all people (#3848 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Luciano was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its highest rank of #538 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Luciano (#538 last year) ranked in the Top 2000 are Lucian (#634 last year), Lucien (#1157) and Lucio (#1714). Other variants, like Lukyan, are seldom used. These forms of Luciano were popular as birth names presently (usage of 0.06%). Luciano has generally been popular among parents, although Lucian appears to be becoming a favorite too.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Luciano and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aciano, Adriano, Briano, Damiano, Fabiano, Giuliano, Graciano, Juliano, Laureano, Laurian, Lauriano, Licio, Lino, Loucan, Louccan, Loukianos, Luano, Lucan, Lucas, Lucho, Lucius, Lukan, Marciano, Mariano, Paciano, Rubino and Rufino. These names tend to be less commonly used than Luciano.

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