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Luke meaning and name origin

Luke \l(u)-ke\ as a boy's 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 the life of Christ. Lukas is a Dutch form. "Star Wars" character Luke Skywalker; actors Luke Perry, Luke Wilson.

Luke has 11 variant forms: Loukas, Luc, Lucas, Lucian, Lucien, Lucio, Lucius, Luck, Lucky, Lukacs and Lukas.

Luke is also pronounced similarly to Laike, Lake and Locke. Other suggested similar baby names are Duke, Lige, Loki, Luce, Lugh, Luis and Luiz.

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Popularity of Luke

Luke is a very popular first name for males (#320 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2105 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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Top 1000 ranking of Luke name in U.S.
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