US Popularity:1909
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.

Lucien Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Lucien is currently #745 on The Bump
Boy:Lucien is currently #420 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Lucien is currently #1909 in U.S. births
Boy:Lucien is currently #923 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 158
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Name Doctor, Lucien

  • Behind the Name, Lucien, February 2019

  • Behind the Name, Lucianus, May 2020

  • Behind the Name, Lucius, November 2020

  • Online Etymology Dictionary, Lucian

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