Meaning:from Lucanus
Luke is the author of the third Gospel and the Acts of the Apostles. He is described in the Bible as a physician and a friend of St. Paul. He is the patron saint of doctors and artists. Related names include Luc, Luca, Luka and Lucas. Cinematic namesakes include Luke Skywalker from the Star Wars films, actor Luke Wilson and the 1967 movie Cool Hand Luke starring Paul Newman. News anchor Natalie Morales named her second son Luke in 2008.

Famous Lukes

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  • Luke Benward
  • Luke Bryan
    Country Singer, Musician
  • Luke Hemsworth
  • Luke Kuechly
    Football Player

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