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Updated: Jul 10, 2024 | 👁️ 27 Views | 🔊 15 Pronunciations
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Gender: Male

Origin: Greek, Latin

Meaning: Form of Luke, Light

Pronunciation: LOO-shuhn, /ˈluː.ʃən/, L UW SH AH N

Popularity Rank: #7,370

On this page:

  • 1. Lucian Meaning
  • 2. Lucian Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Lucian
  • 4. Translations of Lucian
  • 5. Lucian Name Popularity
  • 6. Lucian popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Lucian
  • 8. Latest News about Lucian
  • 9. Lucian Name Poster
  • 10. Names similar to Lucian

Lucian Meaning

Derived from the Latin name 'Lucianus', which means 'light' or 'illumination'. It was a common name among early Christians, possibly referring to the light of Christ.

Lucian also means "Form of Luke, Light, Illumination, Man of Light, Bright, shining, or illuminated.".

Lucian is commonly found in Italy, United Kingdom, Spain, and 77 more countries.

Lucian Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: LOO-shuhn

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈluː.ʃən/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: L UW SH AH N

L: Pronounce as in "let" (L EH T)

UW: Pronounce as in "blue" (B L UW)

SH: Pronounce as in "she" (SH IY)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

N: Pronounce as in "no" (N OW)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Lucian

  • Arabic: لوقيان السميساطي
  • Belarusian: Лукіян з Самасаты
  • Bulgarian: Лукиан от Самосата
  • Catalan; Valencian: Llucià
  • Czech: Lúkianos
  • Greek, Modern (1453-): Λουκιανός
  • Hebrew: לוקיאנוס מסאמוסאטה
  • Armenian: Լուկիանոս
  • Icelandic: Lúkíanos
  • Japanese: ルキアノス
  • Korean: 루키아노스
  • Latvian: Samosatas Lukiāns
  • Portuguese: Luciano de Samósata
  • Russian: Лукиан
  • Thai: ลูเชียน
  • Ukrainian: Лукіан
  • Vietnamese: Lukianos của Samosata
  • Chinese: 琉善

Lucian Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Lucian is recorded 7,438 times globally, ranking it as the 7,370th most common name worldwide.

Lucian is most prevalent in Italy, with 3,034 occurrences, making it the 913th most popular name in the country.

In Italy, the name Lucian is found among 1 in every 390 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Lucian Popularity by Country

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Italy#9131 : 390
United Kingdom#1,4931 : 787
Spain#1,4281 : 938
South Africa#3,5061 : 5,065
France#3,1491 : 2,841
United States of America#5,6731 : 4,257
Germany#2,3641 : 1,714
Brazil#3,7001 : 4,586
Belgium#2,3611 : 1,925
Netherlands#4,2541 : 3,481
Canada#3,9231 : 3,535
Ireland#1,2621 : 968
Austria#1,5431 : 1,505
Chile#5,9761 : 10,608
Mexico#11,7991 : 18,384
Colombia#21,1761 : 35,823
Switzerland#4,4131 : 5,476
Croatia#1,1821 : 1,158
Portugal#2,7651 : 4,689
Denmark#1,7141 : 2,850
Malaysia#28,8201 : 71,092
Nigeria#17,1991 : 41,417
Czechia#1,9711 : 2,846
Peru#15,4801 : 39,775
Egypt#59,2991 : 104,273
Argentina#5,3051 : 10,284

List of countries the name Lucian is rarely found

Lucian popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Lucian from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Lucian

📰 Latest News about Lucian

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Last Updated: July 2, 2024 09:39 AM (GMT + 5.30)

  • Best supports to pair with Lucian LoL - Esports.net News
    Source: Esports.net News | Published on: June 16, 2024
  • Lucian Clive Holtzendorff III Obituary 2024 - McLane Funeral & Cremation Services - McLane Funeral & Cremation Services
    Source: McLane Funeral & Cremation Services | Published on: June 14, 2024
  • UMG CEO Lucian Grainge’s $128M 2023 Pay Package Approved by Shareholders - Billboard
    Source: Billboard | Published on: May 16, 2024
  • Second Acts: Lucian Nastasi - Martha's Vineyard Times
    Source: Martha's Vineyard Times | Published on: May 15, 2024
  • Read Universal Music CEO Lucian Grainge’s Letter to Staff on TikTok Settlement: ‘Human Artistry Must Be Respected’ - Variety
    Source: Variety | Published on: May 02, 2024
  • Blutopia | Alex Harding & Lucian Ban | Lucian Ban - Bandcamp
    Source: Bandcamp | Published on: April 28, 2024
  • Lucian Frank Poyner Obituary 2024 - Pegues Funeral Directors
    Source: Pegues Funeral Directors | Published on: March 25, 2024
  • Lucian Lowe Wyatt Obituary 2024 - Sykes Funeral Home - Sykes Funeral Home & Crematory
    Source: Sykes Funeral Home & Crematory | Published on: March 10, 2024
  • Lucian Lucia Named 2023-24 University Faculty Scholar | College of Natural Resources News - NC State College of Natural Resources News
    Source: NC State College of Natural Resources News | Published on: February 23, 2024
  • Lucian "Lou" Triola Obituary 2024 - MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL
    Source: MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL | Published on: January 23, 2024

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Lucian Name Poster

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