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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 11 Views | 🔊 15 Pronunciations
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Gender: Male

Origin: French, Latin

Meaning: Light, Illumination

Pronunciation: loo-SEE-en, /luːˈsiːən/, L UW S IY EH N

Popularity Rank: #5,440

On this page:

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

Lucien Meaning

Derived from the Roman name Lucianus, which is a derivative of Lucius, meaning 'light' or 'illumination'.

Lucien also means "Light, Illumination, From Lucanus, A Region of Southern Italy, Form of Luke, Bringer of Light, Lucien means 'light' or 'illumination'.".

Lucien is commonly found in France, Belgium, Cameroon, and 74 more countries.

Lucien Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: loo-SEE-en

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /luːˈsiːən/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: L UW S IY EH N

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

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

S: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

IY: Pronounce as in "see" (S IY)

EH: Pronounce as in "red" (R EH D)

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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Lucien Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Lucien is recorded 10,624 times globally, ranking it as the 5,440th most common name worldwide.

Lucien is most prevalent in France, with 6,124 occurrences, making it the 520th most popular name in the country.

In France, the name Lucien is found among 1 in every 213 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Lucien Popularity by Country

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France#5201 : 213
Belgium#6771 : 340
Cameroon#4361 : 591
Netherlands#1,2411 : 625
United States of America#5,4131 : 4,002
Switzerland#7651 : 571
South Africa#5,5341 : 9,380
Italy#7,3061 : 7,167
Canada#3,0511 : 2,510
Germany#3,7931 : 3,304
United Kingdom#5,8461 : 5,221
Luxembourg#3671 : 427
Chile#4,3231 : 7,072
Lebanon#3,6541 : 4,629
Nigeria#14,6811 : 34,108
Spain#12,6271 : 20,910
Hong Kong#8,1401 : 14,629
China#1,9811 : 5,202
Singapore#9,3531 : 20,178
Morocco#23,6441 : 40,500
Brazil#15,1951 : 32,468
Jamaica#1,9531 : 3,741
Peru#16,6791 : 43,390

List of countries the name Lucien is rarely found

Lucien popularity in U.S.


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

Famous People with Name Lucien

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Lucien Name Poster

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