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Boy Name: Lucian

Name: Lucian
Pronunciation: \l(u)-cian\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: light
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Loukas, Luke
Sounds Like: Lasean, Lesean
Variant forms: Luciano, Lucianus, Lucien, Lucio, Lucjan, Lukianos, Lukyan
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 22871

Description

Lucian \l(u)-cian\ as a boy's name is pronounced LOO-shun. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Lucian is "light". Variant of Lucius. Luciano is an Italian and Spanish form. Saint Lucian of Antioch (fourth century) was a noted scholar. Artist Lucian Freud; opera celebrity Luciano Pavarotti.

Lucian has 7 variant forms: Luciano, Lucianus, Lucien, Lucio, Lucjan, Lukianos and Lukyan.

For more information, see also related names Loukas and Luke.

Baby names that sound like Lucian are Lasean and Lesean.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Lucian.

Popularity

Lucian is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#22871 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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