Luke meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Luke No. of characters: 4 Gender: BoyOrigin: Old Greek English Biblical
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Meanings: Bringer of Light A Region of Southern Italy Native of Lucania Bright Form of Lucus English form of Lukas (meaning: the daylight babies, also: the Shining).

Luke was ranked 28 in 2016 boys names list in US and remain unchanged from its previous ranking in 2015. Luke was ranked 945 in 2016 US female names list and elevated by 1.36% from its previous ranking of 958 in 2015.

Full form of Luke : Lonesome Unsophisticated Keen Experienced

History of Luke

Luke is a very very popular first name for a boy in England & Wales which is popular since 1996 and ranked 58 in 2015. Around 66636 people wear Luke as their first name. Luke is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Luke was a widely used first name for boy but is an uncommmon first name for a boy which is a rare boy name since 2016 and ranked 28 (0.252700% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 252838 people wear Luke as their first name. Anglo-Saxon form of Luke. Comes from the Latin "lux", means "light" Fest on October 18th. Name seems a United States native name if we look into the dominance Luke showcases in the charts. 0.069949% of Americans have this given name.

 
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Saint Luke was of Greek and pagan origin. He was a doctor and practiced in Syria, in Antioch. When St. Paul came to his city to preach Christianity, Luke, convinced by his teaching, followed him. He became a familiar friend of Paul and Mary, mother of Jesus. He wrote a gospel as well as the acts of the apostles and died in Greece at the age of eighty-four.

Expression number of Luke is 4.

They are voluntary and entangled, hyper-active, they do not hold up. Organizing and managing qualities are possessed by Luke. They are perfectionists who love a job well done. By systematic and methodical approach Luke turns their dream into reality. Temperamentally worried, they are sometimes unhappy with an important decision to make. Luke are extremely sincere and honest. Welcoming, talkative, they are looking for contacts. These are generous men who have a sense of family values. Their optimism helps them cope with the hardships.

Names that rhyme with Luke Famous people named Luke
Monique Marissa Lukens in The Demo Crew as Actress
Lukeriya Ilyashchenko in Zolotye. Barvikha 2 as Actress
Helena Luke in Ek Naya Rishta as Actress
Ann Lukens in Send in the Clowns as Actress
Barbora Lukesová in The Brothers Grimm as Actress
Rebecca Luker in Cupid & Cate as Actress
Sophia Adella Luke in Knockout as Actress
Talitha Luke-Eardley in Wrong Turn 6: Last Resort as Actress
Michelle Lukes in Alexander as Actress
Luke Healy in The Football Factory as Actor
Names like Luke Luke Namesakes Related Names: Luk Luka Lukacs Lukah Lukan Lukas Lukasz Lukaus Luke Lukeanthony Luken Lukes Lukesha Lukeshia Lukeus Lukian Lukie Lukin Lukis Lukisha Posts having Luke: Comments :Shannon Venzon Luke is an english form of the proper name of person male Italian Luca. "Luke" comes from the Low German language area, especially from the nordvorpommerschen space and means opening or closing. It is in homes often the uppermost located in the roof opening, for example, for obtaining the harvest served (hatch, roof hatch). The deduced from Luke verb "hatches" means out see / look out (from an opening out lookout). Furthermore Low German speaking countries each diverse variations of the word exist. (Source: www.deutsch-plattdeutsch.de). Famous people of the name: Derek Luke- American actor, Theresa Luke (born 1967)- Canadian rower of rowing. Popularity of Luke
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