Elegant and ethereal, Lucien is a French boy’s name that means “light.” It is the French equivalent of the Spanish Luciano and the Latin Lucianus and Lucius. These, in turn, derive from the Latin word lux, from which you get the meaning “light.” Lucien is a great choice if you like the sound of Luke or Lucas—which come from different root words—but want a more unusual name that will help keep baby in the spotlight.
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