From Lucanus

Luke Name Information

Gender 🧑 Boy
Pronunciation 📣 \loo-k\
Number in U.S 👶 279,000
Rate in 2021 47
Numerology 🔢 4
Name origin 🌍 Greek

Meaning of Luke

Luke is an English name wich came form the Latin name Lucas, and it's roots are from the Greek name Loukas meaning "from Lucania," referring to the region in southern Italy.

The Luke name is a popular name since 1955 in U.S. , it has been on the top 500 in that time , but it got a bump in the late 1970s and early ‘80s.

Luke ranked #97 in the U.S. name ranking in 1980, breaking into the top 100 for the first time.

The name began official popular in the 1990s, and ranking in the top 50 in 2001. now , The latest data for Luke shows that this name is No. 31 in ranking of U.S.


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9/26/2022 8:17:12 AM

I named my son Luke after my father in law who was named after the author Luke Short.....I am very happy my hubby and I named him luke because the name suits him very well......

7/12/2022 8:47:42 AM

I love this name, but would love a better meaning :P i saw somewhere that it means "Giver of Light"

6/10/2022 10:50:06 PM

As the'star Wars generation gets older, more and more little Lukes are born. Star Wars debuted May 25, 1989, 20-25 years later...

2/25/2022 2:47:42 AM

I named my son Luke, and I love the name. It's strong and simple.

2/6/2022 9:31:48 AM

My son is called Luke and I just love it. Everyone i've said it to just thinks It's a timeless name. Perfect!

1/30/2022 4:29:24 PM

We named our son Mac (born 2009). We love the name and don't run across too many other Macs. It's an original.

10/23/2021 6:10:12 AM

One of my best friends name is Luke! I love his name and he does too. We are always laughing and calling him Luke Skywalker :) He loves it!!! If I were a boy, I'd want to be called Luke


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*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Luke?
The origin of the name Luke is Greek.
*️⃣ How many people are named Luke?
Almost 279000 people are named Luke.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Luke?
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