Meaning:Man from lucania


Pronunciation:LOO cuhs

Variations:Lucas, Lucus, Lukas, Loukas, Lukus

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About Lucas

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Lucas is a unique name that is not very common in the UK, but popular the world-over. This is an ideal name for parents looking for something that is a bit more rare, but not so out there that it is unusual.

Detailed Meaning

Lucas derives from the Greek name Loukas, meaning ‘from Lucanus.’ Lucas is an extremely popular name in Australia, America, Brazil, Canada, France, and Germany.

Famous People With This Name

Some famous Lucas’s include the Brazilian Formula Three racing driver, Lucas Foresti, currently racing for the Comtec racing team. Another famous bearer of the name is American actor, Lucas Grabeel, best known for his role of Ryan Evans in the ‘High School Musical’ films. Lukas Graham is a Danish pop band best known for their hit song ‘7 Years.’

Possible Nicknames

Some possible nicknames for Lucas are Lou, Luc and Luca.

Related Names

Alternative ways of spelling Lucas include Loukas, Lucus, Lukas, and Lukus.

Stories Featuring This Name

Some fictional character with this name are: Lucas Bly, the main character in the 1986 film ‘Lucas,’ Lucas Johnston from the British soap opera, ‘Eastenders,’ Lucas Hay from ‘Hollyoaks,’ Lucas North from ‘Spooks’ and Lucas Jackson, who was played by Paul Newman in the famous 1967 film, ‘Cool Hand Luke.’

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