US Popularity:158
Other Origin(s):Greek, Latin
Meaning:From Luciana; Bright, shining
Luka is a masculine name of Italian origin. Initially given to boys born in Lucania of Southern Italy, this name has increased in popularity all over the world. With variants including Luke and Lucas, the name has Greek and Latin roots, too, which gives it an alternative definition of "bright" or "shining." And, with its original spelling, Luka allows you to bring new energy to an old family favorite. You can also give baby this name to honor your cultural heritage or remember a beautiful holiday destination.

Luka Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Luka is currently #493 on The Bump
Boy:Luka is currently #290 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Luka is currently #158 in U.S. births
Boy:Luka is currently #95 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 22
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 463

  • Ancestry, Luka

  • Ancestry, Lucas

  • Name Doctor, Luka

  • Behind the Name, Luka, November 2020

  • Behind the Name, Luke, January 2022

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