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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lucania

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  1. A region of southern Italy (forming the instep of the Italian `boot')

From Latin LÅ«cania.

  1. A region of ancient Italy, comprising modern Basilicata and Cilento.

Lucania was also found in the following language(s): Italian and Latin

Notable Persons With the Last Name Lucania

Charles "Lucky" Luciano was a boss (crime), gangster, rum-running, crime boss, and bootlegger. Charles was given the name Salvatore Lucania on November 24th, 1897 in Lercara Friddi, Sicily, Italy. He breathed his last breath on January 26th, 1962.


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Popularity of Lucania as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lucania U.S.
  White 93.96% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lucania

People with the last name Lucania are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Lucania

  • How Popular is the name Lucania? As a last name Lucania was the 116,829th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Lucania first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Lucania is Wednesday, August 5th, 1942.
  • How unique is the name Lucania? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Lucania. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Lucania: Your name in reverse order is Ainacul. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ncalaui. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lucania? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 149 people with the last name Lucania.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lucania? Lucania is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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