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What does Luck mean?

Luck Pronunciation of Luck [luck] as a boys' name is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of the name Luck is "from Lucanus". Luck is a variant form of Luke (Greek).

Associated with: greek.


Luck has 1 variant: Luc.

8 more alternative forms via Luke: Lucas, Lucian, Lucien, Lucio, Lucius, Lucky, Lukacs and Lukas.

Creative forms:
(male) Leyck, Lick, ..

(female) Luth, Luva, ..

Middle name pairings:
Luck Kingsley (L.K.), ..

How popular is Luck?

Luck is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#5394 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Lucas (#16 from current records), Luke (#28), Lukas (#253), Lucian (#634), Lucien (#1157), Lucius (#1299), Lucio (#1714), Luc (#1851) and Lucky are the prominent related forms of Luck (unlisted) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Luck was widespread among parents in 2014 (average #1000) and has remained as conventional to this day (#994, 1% less usage), but with the form Lucius falling out of fashion. Lucas, Luke, Lucian and Lukas are four of the more trendy baby names here. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Luck is alike in pronunciation to Laike, Lake, Lech, Lock and Locke. Other suggested similar names are Beck, Buck, Chuck, Dack, Dick, Heck, Jack, Jock, Lacko, Lacy, Lark, Link, Lucan, Luce, Lucho, Ludo, Lugh, Luis, Luiz, Lunn, Mack, Mick, Nick, Rick, Rock, Tuck, Turck, Vick, Wick, Wyck and Zack. These names tend to be more commonly used than Luck.