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What does Lucio mean?

Lucio Pronunciation of Lucio [lu-cio] as a boys' name is of Latin and Greek derivation, and the meaning of Lucio is "light; from Lucanus". Lucio is a variant form of Lucian (Latin): transcription of Lucius. Lucio is also a variant of Luke (Greek).

Associated with: greek, light (bright).


9 different relations via Lucian, Luke: Luc, Lucas, Luciano, Lucien, Lucius, Lucjan, Luck, Lucky and Lukas.

Creative forms:
(male) Lecio, Luncio, ..

(female) Luciore, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lucio Trace (L.T.), ..

How popular is Lucio?

Lucio is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#873 out of 1220, Top 72%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#4299 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Lucio entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its top position of #1143 in the U.S. in 1994, and is presently at #1714. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Lucio (#1714 last year) are Lucas (#16 last year), Luke (#28), Lukas (#253), Luciano (#538), Lucian (#634), Lucien (#1157), Lucius (#1299), Luc (#1851) and Lucky. Other forms, like Luck, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Lucio reached its highest in the year 2014 (adoption of 1.3%) and has remained as widespread to this day (adoption 1.3%, 1%), but with the form Lucius falling out of fashion. The trendier baby names in this list are Lucas, Luke, Luciano, Lucian and Lukas.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lucien, Lucius, Lucky, Lukas, Luke in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lucas, Lukas, Luke outside U.S.

Similar Names

Lucio is alike in pronunciation to Lacey, Lacie and Lacy. Other recommended names are Alucio, Curcio, Dacio, Decio, Julio, Junio, Lacko, Licio, Lidio, Luano, Lucan, Luce, Lucho, Ludo, Luis, Luiz, Lydio, Nuncio, Rocio and Rubio. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lucio.

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