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Name Luc

Meaning:from LucaniaTools:

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About the name Luc in particular

Languages of use:French
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Luã, Luca, Luca, Luce, Luci, Lucy, Luz     Details
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About Luke, the group of names with the same origin as Luc

Meaning/translation:from Lucania
Language of origin:Old Greek
Info about origin:Lucania is a region in Southern Italy; its name maybe derives from Old Greek leucos (bright, white)
 known from Saint Luke, the evangelist
Words:leucos = bright, white  Old Greek
Topics:Geographic name, New Testament
Variants' top ranks:1:Lucas Sweden 2014,  1:Luca Switzerland 1997,  1:Lukas Germany 1998,  1:Luka Slovenia 2014,  4:Luuk Netherlands 2015,  4:Lukás Czechia 2010,  5:Luc Belgium 2013,  7:Luke Ireland 2014,  13:Lukasz Poland 2012,  32:Lucca Brazil 2012
Somehow related to:Lucano
Old/original forms:Loukas Old Greek, Lucas Latin
Name variants:Louka, Luc, Luca, Lucas, Lucca, Luka, Lukacs, Lukas, Lukás, Lukasz, Luke, Luuk, Luukas   Sortable list   Details

Popularity lists that contain the name Luc

Belgium prevalence 2013 5
France 2002 153
NetherlandsGraph2011 99,  2008 94
Switzerland 1997 135
Switzerland/GermanGraph2015 137,  2014 1262013 173
USA yearly 2002 929
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