Lucius

First Name
9k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
2k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Lucius

"Lucius" is a name of Latin origin, and it means "Light". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Wiktionary

Latin Lucius, a common Roman praenomen deriving from lux (“light”).

  1. A male given name ; rather rare in English.

Lucius was also found in the following language(s): Latin

Notable Persons Named Lucius

Lucius Annaeus Seneca was a philosopher. Lucius was born in -4 in Córdoba, Andalusia. He left this life in 65.

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Lucius Cornelius Sulla is a Dictator of the Roman Republic, Consul of the Roman Republic, and Consulof theRoman Republic. Lucius was born in Rome.

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Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus is a Consul of the Roman Republic and Roman dictator. Lucius was born in Roman Kingdom.

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Lucius Verus is a monarch. He was most active from 161 to 161.

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Lucius Tarquinius Superbus is royalty. He was most prominent from -535 to -509.

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Lucius Fox is a comics character.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Lucius

Theo Lucius is a soccer player for the FC Den Bosch, PSV Eindhoven, FC Utrecht, Feyenoord, FC Groningen, FC Eindhoven, RKC Waalwijk, Kozakken Boys, and Netherlands national football team. Theo was born on December 19th, 1976 in Veghel.

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Saints Ptolemaeus and Lucius was a famous person. They hold the title Martyrs. They breathed their last breath in 165.

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Johannes Lucius was a historian. Johannes was born in 1604. Johannes is also known as Ivan Lučić and Giovanni Lucio. He left this life on January 11th, 1679.

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Flavius Lucius is a famous individual.

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Lucius was a noteworthy individual. Lucius was born in 220. He left this life in 250.

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Pit Lucius is an athlete for the FC Koeppchen Wormeldange.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 38 0 38
1881 38 0 38
1882 42 0 42
1883 25 0 25
1884 31 0 31
1885 39 0 39
1886 30 0 30
1887 24 0 24
1888 34 0 34
1889 26 0 26
1890 30 0 30
1891 21 0 21
1892 34 0 34
1893 29 0 29
1894 30 0 30
1895 28 0 28
1896 27 0 27
1897 37 0 37
1898 28 0 28
1899 27 0 27
1900 40 0 40
1901 30 0 30
1902 36 0 36
1903 25 0 25
1904 30 0 30
1905 37 0 37
1906 36 0 36
1907 40 0 40
1908 34 0 34
1909 43 0 43
1910 48 0 48
1911 37 0 37
1912 91 0 91
1913 90 0 90
1914 105 0 105
1915 119 0 119
1916 151 0 151
1917 111 0 111
1918 135 0 135
1919 142 0 142
1920 138 0 138
1921 134 0 134
1922 132 0 132
1923 106 0 106
1924 118 0 118
1925 101 0 101
1926 117 0 117
1927 118 0 118
1928 97 0 97
1929 79 0 79
1930 86 0 86
1931 70 0 70
1932 105 0 105
1933 78 0 78
1934 66 0 66
1935 72 0 72
1936 63 0 63
1937 81 0 81
1938 95 0 95
1939 84 0 84
1940 70 0 70
1941 78 0 78
1942 63 0 63
1943 105 0 105
1944 60 0 60
1945 73 0 73
1946 71 0 71
1947 81 0 81
1948 89 0 89
1949 87 0 87
1950 76 0 76
1951 97 0 97
1952 76 0 76
1953 83 0 83
1954 61 0 61
1955 69 0 69
1956 70 0 70
1957 76 0 76
1958 61 0 61
1959 68 0 68
1960 59 0 59
1961 61 0 61
1962 47 0 47
1963 51 0 51
1964 46 0 46
1965 44 0 44
1966 49 0 49
1967 55 0 55
1968 58 0 58
1969 41 0 41
1970 41 0 41
1971 46 0 46
1972 39 0 39
1973 43 0 43
1974 33 0 33
1975 34 0 34
1976 46 0 46
1977 34 0 34
1978 49 0 49
1979 48 0 48
1980 46 0 46
1981 46 0 46
1982 39 0 39
1983 40 0 40
1984 32 0 32
1985 30 0 30
1986 24 0 24
1987 30 0 30
1988 33 0 33
1989 34 0 34
1990 32 0 32
1991 28 0 28
1992 27 0 27
1993 28 0 28
1994 20 0 20
1995 14 0 14
1996 35 0 35
1997 21 0 21
1998 24 0 24
1999 18 0 18
2000 28 0 28
2001 47 0 47
2002 51 0 51
2003 48 0 48
2004 70 0 70
2005 109 0 109
2006 136 0 136
2007 140 0 140
2008 127 0 127
2009 130 0 130
2010 128 0 128
2011 127 0 127
2012 117 0 117
2013 125 0 125
2014 122 0 122
2015 136 0 136
2016 158 0 158

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Popularity of Lucius as a first name

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Popularity of Lucius as a last name

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Common last names for Lucius

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lucius U.S.
  White 77.23% 64.26%
  African American 15.97% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.50% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.25% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.93% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.12% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lucius

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

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Fun Facts about the name Lucius

  • How Popular is the name Lucius? Lucius is the 2,674th most popular name of all time. As a last name Lucius was the 14,739th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lucius have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,776 babies born with the first name Lucius in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lucius to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lucius? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 38 new born babies.
  • When was Lucius first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lucius is Friday, August 14th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Lucius born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lucius was in 2016 with a total of 158 babies.
  • Random Lucius Factoid: According to the 1912 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lucius ranks 95th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, 30 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1912.
  • Weird things about the name Lucius: Your name in reverse order is Suicul. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cluisu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lucius? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,016 people with the last name Lucius.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lucius? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Lucius as their last name since less than 1 person in 147k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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