US Popularity:15
Meaning:Bringer of light; From Lucania
Whenever darkness comes your way, we know that your little one will be a source of light and happiness. To always remember how special baby is to you, the Latin boy’s name Lucas meaning “bringer of light,” would be a thoughtful choice. Lucas can also translate to "from Lucania," referring to a historical region of Southern Italy. Another popular variation of this name is Luke. From Luke the Evangelist to Luke Skywalker in Star Wars, this name brings with it a lot of history and social influence. No matter how you decide to spell it, the meaning remains the same, so you can rest assured that your little Lucas will brighten up any room they're in!

Famous People Named Lucas

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • George Lucas
  • Jerry Lucas
    Basketball Player
  • Lucas Duda
    Baseball Player
  • Lucas Grabeel
  • Lucas James
    R&B Singer
  • Lucas Maurice Jagger
    Son of Mick Jagger
  • Lucas Till
    TV Actor

Lucas Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Lucas is currently #104 on The Bump
Boy:Lucas is currently #64 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Lucas is currently #15 in U.S. births
Boy:Lucas is currently #9 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 1
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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