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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 Jesus. Lukas is a Dutch form. "Star Wars" character Luke Skywalker; actors Luke Perry, Luke Wilson.


Variations

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


Popularity

Luke is a very popular first name for males (#320 out of 1220, Top 26%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2105 out of 88799, Top 2%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Luke for boys. Luke reached its highest rank of #28 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Luke name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Luke and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Lucas (#19), Luke (#28), Lukas (#230), Lucian (#608), Lucien, Luc and Lucius. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Luc, Lucas, Lucian, Lucien, Lucius, Lukas, Luke in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Luke is also pronounced similarly to Laike, Lake and Locke. Other suggested similar baby names are Duke, Lige, Loki, Luce, Lugh, Luis and Luiz. These names tend to be less commonly used than Luke.

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