Meaning and Name Origin
Lucien is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#844 out of 1220, Top 69%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#11831 out of 88799, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Lucien for boys. Lucien reached its highest position of #519 in the U.S. during the years 1900-1909, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Lucien and corresponding names. Lucas (#19 a year ago), Luke (#28), Lukas (#230), Luciano (#568), Lucian (#608), Luc and Lucius are the popular related forms of Lucien. These boy names are at the height of their popularity today, except for the forms Lucius and Lucien which have become less fashionable. The most trendy names for newborns in this compilation are Luciano (#568), Lucas (#19), Luke (#28), Lukas (#230) and Lucian (#608), with Lucas, Lucian, Luciano and Luke undergoing a rebound in popularity. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
A recommended similar baby name is Lucan. This name tends to be less commonly used than Lucien.