Meaning and name origin
Lucien \l(u)-cien\ as a boy's name is of Latin and Greek origin, and the meaning of Lucien is "light; from Lucanus". Lucien is a variant of Lucian (Latin): variant of Lucius. Also a variant of Luke (Greek); place name: a region in southern Italy.
Lucien is a somewhat popular first name for males (#844 out of 1220, Top 69%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#11831 out of 88799, Top 13%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Lucien for boys. Lucien reached its highest rank of #519 in the U.S. in 1900-1909. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Lucien and its source forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Luke (#28), Lucian (#608) and Lucien. (2014 statistics).