First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
On This Page

How to Pronounce Luk

  • Automated Male (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • Automated Female (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
How difficult is it to pronounce Luk?

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Luk mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Luk

Submit the origin and/or meaning of Luk to us below

Alt. Meaning

L is for lucky, who is more?

U is for upstanding, the honorable way to be

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

Notable Persons Named Luk

Luk Koon Pong is a soccer player for the Eastern Sports Club, Hong Kong Rangers FC, Yee Hope FC, South China AA, Kitchee SC, Hong Kong Pegasus FC, and Hong Kong national football team. Luk was born on August 1st, 1978 in Hong Kong.


Luk De Konink is an actor. Luk was born on July 8th, 1952 in Belgium.


Luk Kin Ming is a sports team member for the Kitchee SC.


Luk Loeters is an athlete for the K.V.V. Coxyde.


Luk Pak Hei is an athlete for the Hong Kong Sapling.


Luk Michael Chi Ho is an athlete for the Southern District FC.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Luk

Ma was born in 1896 in Guangdong.


Michael Luk is a soccer player for the Southern District FC, St. John's Red Storm, Jersey Express S.C., Toronto Lynx, SC Toronto, Sun Hei SC, South China AA, Eastern Sports Club, Canada men's national under–17 soccer team, and Hong Kong national football team. Michael was born on August 22nd, 1986 in Hong Kong. Michael is also known as Luk and Michael Chi Ho; 陸志豪 (Chinese).


Kam-Biu Luk is a in the fields of physics and particle physics.


Charles was born in 1898. He passed away in 1978.



Sharon Luk is an actor. She was most prominent from 2005 to present. Sharon was born on December 29th, 1980 in Hong Kong.


Where is the name Luk popular?

View popular names by state or region.

Popularity of Luk as a last name

The map shows the absolute popularity of the name Luk as a last name in each of the states. See other popular names in California, New York, or Texas.

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Luk U.S.
  White 3.44% 64.26%
  African American 0.63% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 92.03% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.24% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.67% 16.26%

Of Last Name Luk

People with the last name Luk are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Luk

  • How Popular is the name Luk? Luk is the 73,524th most popular name of all time. As a last name Luk was the 15,289th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Luk have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10 babies born with the first name Luk in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Luk? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1998 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Luk first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Luk is Tuesday, September 18th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Luk born? The highest recorded use of the first name Luk was in 1998 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Luk: Your name in reverse order is Kul. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Klu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Luk? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,920 people with the last name Luk.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Luk? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Luk as their last name since less than 1 person in 154k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Luks Have Visited This Page?

Name poster for Luk

Name poster for Luk(click to save the high quality version)

Most Popular Names

All Name Lists

  • 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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.