What does Luke mean?
Luke /luke/ as a boys' name is pronounced look. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Luke is "from Lucanus".
Place name: a region in southern Italy. Also sometimes used as an English form of Lucius and Lucian. Biblical: a first-century Christian, called "the beloved physician" and is patron saint of doctors and artists, who wrote one of the four Gospel accounts of Jesus. Lukas is a Dutch form. "Star Wars" character Luke Skywalker; actors Luke Perry, Luke Wilson.
Luke▲ has 1 more alternative form via Lucian, Lukas: Lukyan.Kreatif forms:
(male) Louke, Lune, ..
(female) Lukeia, Lune, ..
How popular is Luke?
Luke is a very prominent first name for men (#320 out of 1220, Top 26%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#1940 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name history of Luke for boys. Luke reached its top position of #28 in the U.S. in 2014. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Displayed below is an analysis of the statistics of the boy name Luke and corresponding names. Prominent alternative forms of Luke (#28 the previous year) are Lucas (#19 the previous year), Lukas (#230), Lucian (#608), Lucien (#1220), Lucius (#1385), Luc (#1742), Lucio (#1773) and Lucky. These relations of Luke were at the height of their popularity in 2014 (usage of 1.32%), except for the version Lucius which has fallen out of style. Lucas, Luke, Lukas and Lucian are four of the more contemporarily stylish baby names in this list.
Luke▲ is pronounced similarly to Laike, Lake, Lech, Lock and Locke. Other suggested similar names are Bake, Burke, Deke, Duke▲, Eike, Fulke, Ike▼, Jake, Laken, Lale, Lane▲, Le, Lee▼, Lige▼, Loki, Louie▼, Lowe, Luce, Ludo, Lugh, Luis, Luiz, Lukan, Lunn, Lyle▼, Mike▼, Myke, Pike, Pyke, Rike, Wake and Zeke▲. These names tend to be less frequently used than Luke.