Luka meaning

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Luka Name Information

Gender 🧑 Boy
Pronunciation 📣 \loo-kuh\
Number of People 👶 9,000
Rate in 2021 288
Numerology 🔢 9
Name origin 🌍 Italian
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Luka Name Meaning

The name Luka means “he who shines” or “he who shines”. It is also associated with a region located in southern Italy. In addition, being a variant of the name Lucas, another of its translations is "he who was born at dawn" or "he who stands out for his brilliance".


Luka Name Origin and History

Additional description of the name Luka
Additional description of the name Luka

Luka is a name whose origin is much debated. Some historians say that it is a variant of the Greek Lucius, which led to Lucas and then Luka. Other researchers maintain that it has Russian roots since it is the form of the name Lucas in that country. In any case, it is a short name that represents strength and energy.

There is some controversy about the origin of the name Luka, since several origins are attributed to this name.  On the one hand, it is considered to come from the Latin word Lucius, which refers to light, but it is also linked to the Greek word Leukos, referring to something bright. Thus, it can be considered that its origin is Greco-Latin. The first record of this name is in the Bible, because it was the name of one of the four evangelists, Saint Luke. It was thanks to this that the name became very popular in the Christian world.


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Luka's Personality

Men by the name of Luka achieve everything they set out to do.  They are characterized by being people with a life full of success and prosperity and the fact is that the Luka are great dreamers and fight for what they want until they achieve it. In addition, they are people who enjoy learning and like to discover new things to improve in all aspects of life, day by day.

In the family sphere, Luka is a man who likes to be with his family and who seeks the comfort and well-being of his home. He prefers to enjoy the pleasures of life with his family than by himself. He likes to be safe with his family and protects his home to avoid problems and guarantee a peaceful life for his family.

At work, men named Luka are very careful and meticulous, seeking balance in everything they do. Their attraction to knowledge makes them very good in continuous learning fields, such as researchers, teachers, or analysts. They tend to have a good relationships with their co-workers and are ambitious men who seek success.

In love, Luka is a man who usually succeeds and gets the woman who has caught his attention. In this sense, he is a great fighter and likes to enjoy a stable and lasting relationship. He takes great care of his partner and is faithful and affectionate.


Celebrities named Luka

The best-known character is Luka Modric, a Croatian footballer born in 1985. Modric plays as a midfielder and his current team is Real Madrid. In addition, he is an international and captain of the Croatian soccer team. He is the current winner of the Ballon d'Or and The Best Award for the best player in the world according to FIFA.

This footballer stands out because he can develop many positions in midfield. At just sixteen years old, he joined the youth ranks of Dinamo Zagreb, a club with which he won six titles. Subsequently, he went to play in London and later joined Real Madrid, a team with which he has won the Spanish Super Cup, the Copa del Rey, and the Champions League.

With the Croatian national team, of which he has been an international since 2006, he has played three World Cups and three European Championships, highlighting above all his performances in the 2008 Euro and the 2018 World Cup in Russia, where he won a historic runner-up position and was also awarded the Ballon d'Or to the best player of the tournament.

Another well-known character is  Luca Salsi, an Italian lyrical opera singer.  Coming from Bagni, a municipality near Parma, he graduated in singing from the Arrigo Boito Conservatory in Parma, under the direction of soprano Lucetta Bizzi. He made his debut in 1997 at the Teatro Comunale di Bologna with  Rossini's La Scala di Seta.

After winning the Viotti award at Vercelli in 2000, he toured half the world performing in the best theaters and opera houses.

Diminutives and variations of the name Luka
There are not many diminutives or variants that exist of Luka, however, some of them are the following:
Luke, Luk, Luc, Lluk, Lukita, Lukha, Luki

The name Luka in other languages
As a short name, Luka is spelled the same in most known languages. Let's see some ways to write Luka in other languages:
German: Lukas
Italian: Luca
English: Luke
French: Luc
Luka Mezgec: cyclist born in Slovenia.

Day of the Saint of Luka
The Catholic saints designate October 18 to celebrate the day of Luka.

Numerology of the name Luka
Students of numerology relate the name Luka to the number 6 because it has to do with determination, cunning, and firmness.


Curiosities about Luke

Did you know that 2014 Luka was one of the most popular names for boys?  Luka or Luca is among the 100 most common names in Spain, although the name Lucas is more popular. There are a total of 4,123 children named Lucas in all of Spain and about 536 named Luka or Luca. In Italy, it usually leads the rankings of the most used names.

Luka's name day

The saint of Luka is celebrated on October 18.

Diminutives of Luka

Although it is a short name, the abbreviation Luc, Luke, or Lluc is often used, depending on the language.

Luka's Numerology

His lucky number is 1.

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Comments on the name Luka
11/25/2023 12:41:48

i spell my name as "luca" or "luka" most of the time when i spelt it as "luca" people didnt know how to spell it or say it and when i used "luka" people could say and spell it right

11/01/2023 11:29:56

love it, on our shortlist although it has a feminine sound

09/23/2023 18:48:36

why on earth would you name yur kid THAT❤️❤️❤️ It's just calling for torture

07/26/2023 16:47:46

My name is Luka and my mom named me it because she'saw this video about some guy named Luka dI'membering someone with an Ice pick on a video.

04/22/2023 20:19:58

I first heard of the name while listening to the popular song "LUKA" by recording artist Suzanne Vega.

02/27/2023 21:45:08

My son is named Luka! Everyone loved it. It was different!

01/18/2023 20:44:08

I love the name Luka ever'since the forst time I heard that name!

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Luka FAQs

*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Luka?
The origin of the name Luka is Italian.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Luka?
From Lucania
*️⃣ How many people are named Luka?
Almost 9000 people are named Luka.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Luka?
The names of Madelyn, Madeline, Madilyn, Madeleine, Madelynn