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Lucas

First Name
227k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
108k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

What does the name Lucas mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Lucas

"Lucas" is a name of Greek origin, and it means "From Lucania". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. United States screenwriter and filmmaker (born in 1944)
Wiktionary

From Latin Lucas, from Ancient Greek Λουκᾶς (Loukâs, “man from Lucania”).

  1. A male given name.
  2. A patronymic surname​.
  3. Any of several place names.

Lucas was also found in the following language(s): Danish, Dutch, French, German, Latin, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Lucas

Lucas Till is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 2003 to present. Lucas was given the name Lucas Daniel Till on August 10th, 1990 in Fort Hood. Lucas is also known as Till and Lucas.

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Lucas is a soccer player for the Deportivo de La Coruña, Deportivo Alavés, Montañeros CF, SD Órdenes, Atlético Madrid C, Rayo Vallecano B, Rayo Vallecano, FC Karpaty Lviv, FC Dynamo Kyiv, and PAOK FC. Lucas was born on September 10th, 1988 in A Coruña, Spain. Lucas is also known as Lucas.

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Lucas Ontivero is a soccer player for the Montreal Impact, Galatasaray S.K. (football), San Lorenzo de Almagro, Real Madrid C.F., Venados F.C., Centro Atlético Fénix, Gaziantepspor, Budapest Honvéd FC, and NK Olimpija Ljubljana (2005). Lucas was born on September 9th, 1994 in Catamarca, Argentina.

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Lucas Black is an actor. He has been prominent since 1994. Lucas was given the name Lucas York Black on November 29th, 1982 in Decatur, Alabama, U.S.

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Lucas Hedges is a notable person. Lucas was born in 1996 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York.

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Lucas Vázquez is a soccer player for the Real Madrid C.F., Real Madrid C, Real Madrid Castilla, and RCD Espanyol. Lucas was born on July 1st, 1991 in Curtis, Spain.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Lucas

George Lucas is a filmmaker, entrepreneur, and filmmaker (film). His ongoing career started in 1965. George was given the name George Walton Lucas, Jr. on May 14th, 1944 in Modesto, California, United States.

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Lucas is a soccer player for the Deportivo de La Coruña, Deportivo Alavés, Montañeros CF, SD Órdenes, Atlético Madrid C, Rayo Vallecano B, Rayo Vallecano, FC Karpaty Lviv, FC Dynamo Kyiv, and PAOK FC. Lucas was born on September 10th, 1988 in A Coruña, Spain. Lucas is also known as Lucas.

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Frank Lucas is a noteworthy person. Frank was born on September 9th, 1930 in La Grange, North Carolina.

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Josh Lucas is an actor. His ongoing career started in 1990. Josh was given the name Joshua Lucas Easy Dent Maurer on June 20th, 1971 in Little Rock, Arkansas.

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Isabel Lucas is an actress and model. Her ongoing career started in 2003. Isabel was born on January 29th, 1985 in Melbourne.

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Matt Lucas is a character comedy and sketch comedy comedian. Matt was given the name Matthew Richard Lucas on March 5th, 1974 in , London, England.

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How popular is the baby name Lucas in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1881 11 0 11
1883 5 0 5
1884 5 0 5
1885 6 0 6
1886 8 0 8
1888 6 0 6
1891 8 0 8
1892 10 0 10
1893 10 0 10
1894 8 0 8
1895 6 0 6
1896 7 0 7
1898 8 0 8
1899 10 0 10
1902 6 0 6
1903 7 0 7
1904 6 0 6
1905 5 0 5
1906 7 0 7
1907 5 0 5
1908 9 0 9
1909 10 0 10
1910 11 0 11
1911 7 0 7
1912 22 0 22
1913 27 0 27
1914 26 0 26
1915 42 0 42
1916 33 0 33
1917 35 0 35
1918 52 0 52
1919 32 0 32
1920 41 0 41
1921 44 0 44
1922 37 0 37
1923 50 0 50
1924 49 0 49
1925 36 0 36
1926 40 0 40
1927 36 0 36
1928 38 0 38
1929 32 0 32
1930 30 0 30
1931 27 0 27
1932 26 0 26
1933 23 0 23
1934 25 0 25
1935 33 0 33
1936 21 0 21
1937 26 0 26
1938 17 0 17
1939 26 0 26
1940 19 0 19
1941 24 0 24
1942 21 0 21
1943 22 0 22
1944 29 0 29
1945 24 0 24
1946 29 0 29
1947 34 0 34
1948 29 0 29
1949 25 0 25
1950 24 0 24
1951 27 0 27
1952 34 0 34
1953 22 0 22
1954 20 0 20
1955 33 0 33
1956 34 0 34
1957 31 0 31
1958 53 0 53
1959 62 0 62
1960 78 0 78
1961 88 0 88
1962 86 0 86
1963 74 0 74
1964 90 0 90
1965 81 0 81
1966 82 0 82
1967 59 0 59
1968 98 0 98
1969 123 0 123
1970 161 0 161
1971 200 0 200
1972 232 0 232
1973 305 0 305
1974 568 0 568
1975 891 0 891
1976 885 7 878
1977 1,111 10 1,101
1978 1,965 14 1,951
1979 2,554 11 2,543
1980 3,098 14 3,084 #98 boy name
1981 3,394 18 3,376 #87 boy name
1982 2,757 16 2,741
1983 2,375 15 2,360
1984 2,124 12 2,112
1985 2,322 8 2,314
1986 2,206 11 2,195
1987 2,334 9 2,325
1988 2,723 11 2,712
1989 2,871 11 2,860
1990 3,095 9 3,086
1991 3,242 7 3,235
1992 3,385 8 3,377
1993 3,919 0 3,919 #95 boy name
1994 4,019 9 4,010 #95 boy name
1995 4,090 7 4,083 #92 boy name
1996 4,103 0 4,103 #93 boy name
1997 4,039 8 4,031 #98 boy name
1998 4,100 9 4,091 #93 boy name
1999 4,225 6 4,219 #90 boy name
2000 4,824 6 4,818 #83 boy name
2001 4,898 0 4,898 #83 boy name
2002 5,392 13 5,379 #75 boy name
2003 5,753 0 5,753 #71 boy name
2004 6,750 39 6,711 #66 boy name
2005 7,583 10 7,573 #58 boy name
2006 8,145 11 8,134 #59 boy name
2007 8,766 15 8,751 #53 boy name
2008 9,336 15 9,321 #46 boy name
2009 9,613 10 9,603 #39 boy name
2010 10,388 14 10,374 #35 boy name
2011 10,408 13 10,395 #29 boy name
2012 10,703 7 10,696 #27 boy name
2013 11,544 10 11,534 #23 boy name
2014 12,152 8 12,144 #19 boy name
2015 12,301 16 12,285 #16 boy name
2016 12,846 8 12,838 #14 boy name

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Popularity of Lucas as a first name

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Popularity of Lucas as a last name

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Common last names for Lucas

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  • Rivera
  • Garcia
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  • Lopez
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  • Johnson
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  • Flores
  • Reyes
  • Ramirez
  • Garza

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lucas U.S.
  White 69.10% 64.26%
  African American 18.51% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.63% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.52% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.19% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 8.05% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lucas

People with the last name Lucas are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Lucas

  • How Popular is the name Lucas? Lucas is the 328th most popular name of all time. In 2016 Lucas was the 14th most popular name. As a last name Lucas was the 286th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lucas have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 227,257 babies born with the first name Lucas in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lucas to occupy the territory of Mayotte (France) with an estimated population of 217,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lucas? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Lucas first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lucas is Saturday, September 28th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Lucas born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lucas was in 2016 with a total of 12,838 babies. That's a lot of babies named Lucas!
  • Random Lucas Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lucas ranks 17th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Indiana. Imagine that, 289 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Lucas: Your name in reverse order is Sacul. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Causl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lucas? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 107,690 people with the last name Lucas.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lucas? Lucas was ranked as the 286th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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