Luca meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Luca No. of characters: 4 Gender: BoyOrigin: Latin Old Greek
How to pronounce Luca lu-ca What does my name mean? Meanings: Light Man from Lucania Short form of Lucy or Lucia (meaning: the daylight babies, also: the Shining) and Lucretia (meaning similar to a Roman family name) a boy name.

Luca was ranked 151 in 2016 US male names list and elevated by 3.82% from its previous ranking of 157 in 2015. Luca was ranked 2327 in 2016 US female names list and elevated by 10.81% from its previous ranking of 2609 in 2015.

Full form of Luca : Loyal Untiring Courageous Attentive

Luca is a very very popular first name for a girl in England & Wales which is popular since 2001 and ranked 53 in 2015. Around 14968 people wear Luca as their first name. Luca is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 53 in 2015. Only 14968 people have Luca as their first name. Luca is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Luca is a very very popular first name for a boy in United States which is popular male name since 2001 and ranked 151 (0.069423% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 23094 people wear Luca as their first name. Luca is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare boy name since 1915 and ranked 151 (0.069423% bearer) in 2016 in US. Only 23094 people have Luca as their first name. Luca is not a native United States and Luca may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.006389% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Luca
YearRankOccurence
Popular boy name in
2001585342
2002524430
2003462544
2004393685
2005399706
2006348872
20073111056
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History of Luca
Luca is an Italian form of LUKE, the name was borne by the great Luca Della Robbie, a renaissance sculptor from Florence. It is from a Greek word Λουκας (Loukas) that means “from Lucania” this is well known a region located in the southern part of Italy. Luca was a well-known doctor who used to travel in company of Paul the apostle. Due to his renown, the name became common in the Christian world. Luca has been in use since the 12th century with the Latin form Lucas. A famous fictional bearer was the hero Luke Skywalker from the 'Star Wars' movies, since the beginning of 1977. This name has a popularity ranking of #157 in the united states, #53 in England and wales, #20 in Italy and #66 in Canada Some of the popular people who had the name Luca include; Luca the Title Character (song Writer); Olympic medallist’s (bronze)- Luca sacchi and Luca Giustolisi.

Expression number of Luca is 1.

Luca loves adventure and independence and possess determination and originality. Luca generally leads and direct others and likes to establishes their individual identity.

Names that rhyme with Luca Famous people named Luca
Denise Loder-DeLuca in Calling Hedy Lamarr as
Desiree DeLuca in Cheating Games as Actress
Sissy Lucas in Coal Miner's Daughter as Actress
Luca Gabaretta in Open Water 2: Adrift as Actress
Eleni Lucas in Cold Comes the Night as Actress
Annemarie Lucas in Episode dated 16 February 2004 as
Betty Lucas in Jindabyne as Actress
Isabelle Lucas in Outland as Actress
Waylynn Lucas in 16 Chefs Compete as
Jordyn Lucas in One Small Step as Actress
Names like Luca Luca Namesakes Related Names: LucLucaLucabellaLucahLucaisLucanLucanusLucasLucastaLuccaLuccasLucciaLuccianaLuccianoLuceLuceaLucealLucecitaLuceeLuceilComments :Luca is a proper name of the person Italian men. The name is the Italian form of the name Luke and Greek Louka. In Italy and Greece the name is exclusively male. In Hungary and Croatia the name is only female in the spelling with "C" and is 'Lutsa' pronounced. In Germany the name was used as the female of the form of Lukas understood and used to be considered female. This is mainly from Italy to the large number of immigrants. The name reached a high level of recognition by the song Luka, which was sung by Suzanne Vega. Versions of the name : Luka, Лѹка ( Luka ), Lukas, Lukaz, Лука, Lluc, Lukáš. - Felicitas Agtarap Luca is a proper name of the person Italian men. The name is the Italian form of the name Luke and Greek Louka. In Italy and Greece the name is exclusively male. In Hungary and Croatia the name is only female in the spelling with "C" and is 'Lutsa' pronounced. In Germany the name was used as the female of the form of Lukas understood and used to be considered female. This is mainly from Italy to the large number of immigrants. The name reached a high level of recognition by the song Luka, which was sung by Suzanne Vega. Versions of the name : Luka, Лѹка ( Luka ), Lukas, Lukaz, Лука, Lluc, Lukáš. - Felicitas Agtarap Popularity of Luca
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