Lucius meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Lucius No. of characters: 6 Gender: Boy Origin of Lucius: Latin
How to pronounce Lucius lu-cius What does my name mean? Meaning of Lucius: Light, Bringer of Light, Bright, Born at Daybreak, Man from Lucania, Form of Lucus, The Brig

Origin and Meaning

Baby name Lucius is originated from Latin lux meaning "light, shine, clear, bright, shining, full of light" which in turn is derived from the Proto-Italic louks meaning "white, light, bright". Alternatively it may be derived from the Etruscan Lauchum meaning "king". The name was borne by two Etruscan kings of early Rome as well as several prominent later Romans which includes Lucius Annaeus Seneca. In the New Testament the name was borne by Saint Lucian of Antioch who was a Christian martyr, presbyter and theologian. Lucius of Britain was also a mythical 2nd century Christian king who introduced Christianity to Britain. This is also the name of fictional character in the Apuleius novel The Golden Ass.

Lucius was ranked 795 in 2015 US male names list and elevated by 1.12% from its previous ranking of 804 in 2014.

Full form of Lucius : Likable Unlucky Clean Individualistic Understanding Self-Righteous

Lucius is a rare first name for a boy in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1997 and ranked 1560 in 2014. Only 202 people have Lucius as their first name.

Lucius is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare name since 1883 and ranked 795 (0.003433% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 8618 people have Lucius as their first name. Lucius is not a native United States and Lucius may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.002411% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Lucius
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Expression number of Lucius is 22.

Lucius are persistent and possess leadership abilities. Lucius dream big and so are their achievements in real world. Lucius can transform any idea into reality which make them a master builder equipped with ingenuity and innovation.

Names that rhyme with Lucius Bodiccius, Eustacius, Laurencius, Marcius, Mencius, Poncius, Precius, Saccius, Vinicius, VirssucciusFamous people named Lucius
Lucius Dillon in The Speech Therapist as Actor
Lucius Wyatt Cherokee in Léon as Actor
Lucius Falick in Dallas Buyers Club as Actor
Lucius Baston in The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans as Actor
Lucius Hoyos in The F Word as Actor
Lucius Shepard Taylor was an American writer attached to the genres of science fiction and fantasy.
Lucius Blake is famous for his acting in movie Power
Names like Lucius Lucius Namesakes Related Names: Luc, Luca, Lucabella, Lucah, Lucais, Lucan, Lucanus, Lucas, Lucasta, Lucca, Luccas, Luccia, Lucciana, Lucciano, Luce, Lucea, Luceal, Lucecita, Lucee, Luceil Posts having Lucius: Comments : Lucius is a Roman name (abbreviated L. ), from the Latin lux (light). A derivation of the name Lucius from Etruscan lucumo "King" is not completely ruled out. Rather absurd is the connection of the name with Lucina, the Roman goddess of childbirth and midwifery. It is sometimes attributed to the greek leukos ( "white", "light"), a term that comes from the same root protoindoeuropea Latin lux, or * leuk ( Sanskrit : ruc ) which means "light", "bright", "brightness". Variants of the name : Luzio, Lights, Lucije, Luciws, Luciu, Lucio, Луцій ( Lucij ), Lúciusz. - Liliana Kulick Popularity of Lucius

The classic boy name first appeared in 1880 when 38 babies had Lucius as their first name, the baby name went as low as 14 in 1995. At peak in 2016, Lucius was given to 158 (0.008%) boys after continuous rising specifically in Georgia where 38 babies were named Lucius. Lucius had a 137 years long run.

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