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Name Lucian

Meaning:the bright; born at daybreakTools:

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Languages of use:English
US 2015 rank:#634     ... 632:Edison, 633:Ramon, 634:Lucian, 635:Mekhi, 636:Niko ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Lucia, Lucía, Lúcia, Luciana, Luciane, Luciano, Lucien, Lucjan, Luzian, Cian     Details
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About Lucius/Lucia, the group of names with the same origin as Lucian

Meaning/translation:the bright; born at daybreak
Language of origin:Latin
Info about origin, male:in Roman times a very popular given name, a praenomen
 derived from lux (light), can thus be interpreted as to mean the bright or born at daybreak
 Lucianus is a derivation of Lucius
 until now there were 3 popes with the name Lucius
Words:lux = the light  Latin
Topics:Popes, Roman given name
Variants' top ranks:1:Lucía Spain 2014,  1:Lucija Croatia 2012,  3:Lucy Scotland 2007,  4:Luca Hungary 2013,  7:Lucie Belgium 2014,  9:Luciana Peru 2012,  27:Luciano Argentina 2009,  28:Lucja Warsaw 2014,  43:Lucila Argentina 2009,  48:Lucian Romania 2009
Somehow related to:Luz
Old/original forms:Lucia Latin, Lucilla Latin, Lucianus Latin, Lucius Latin
Name variants:Luca, Luce, Luci, Lucia, Lucía, Lúcia, Luciana, Luciane, Lucie, Lucienne, Lucija, Lucijana, Lucila, Lucile, Lucilla, Lucille, Lucinda, Lucja, Lucy, Lula, Lusia, Luzia, Luzie, Lucian, Luciano, Lucien, Lucio, Lucius, Lucjan, Luzian, Luzius   Sortable list   Details

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Romania 2009 48
USA yearlyGraph2015 634,  2014 608,  2013 630,  2012 586,  2011 596,  2010 5622009 605,  2008 808,  2007 775,  2006 816,  2005 846