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Name Luke

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Gender:male
Languages of use:English
Saints:Luke the Apostle
US 2015 rank:#28     ... 26:John, 27:Dylan, 28:Luke, 29:Henry, 30:Andrew ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Duke, Loke, Luce, Luka, Lule, Lupe     Details
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About Luke, the group of names with the same origin as Luke

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 2015,  4:Luuk Netherlands 2015,  4:Lukás Czechia 2015,  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
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SeriesGraphRankings
Australia/NSWGraph2015 66,  2014 56,  2013 55,  2012 43,  2011 33,  2010 32,  2009 26,  2008 24,  2007 22,  2006 17,  2005 12,  2004 14,  2003 12,  2002 13,  2001 12
Canada/British ColumbiaGraph2015 41,  2014 342013 53,  2012 46,  2011 41,  2010 57,  2009 45,  2008 58
England+WalesGraph2015 58,  2014 44,  2013 45,  2012 45,  2011 41,  2010 38,  2009 33,  2008 25,  2007 21,  2006 17,  2005 13,  2004 15,  2003 14,  2002 13,  2001 11,  2000 111999 12,  1998 13
England+Wales decadesGraph2014 44,  2004 15,  1994 81984 29,  1974 95
IrelandGraph2015 10,  2014 7,  2013 13,  2012 11,  2011 12,  2010 9,  2009 10,  2008 9,  2007 8,  2006 72005 8,  2004 8,  2003 11,  2002 10,  2001 9,  2000 8,  1999 14,  1998 15
MaltaGraph2014 1,  2013 12012 3
New ZealandGraph2015 35,  2014 35,  2013 30,  2012 38,  2011 26,  2010 24,  2009 28,  2008 18
ScotlandGraph2015 44,  2014 34,  2013 38,  2012 42,  2011 45,  2010 36,  2009 46,  2008 29,  2007 262006 29,  2005 31,  2004 30,  2003 30,  2002 32,  2001 34,  2000 39,  1999 51,  1998 57
USA decadesGraph2000-2009 481990-1999 94,  1980-1989 112
USA yearlyGraph2015 28,  2014 282013 34,  2012 37,  2011 39,  2010 41,  2009 46,  2008 43,  2007 46,  2006 43,  2005 41,  2004 41,  2003 46,  2002 46,  2001 50,  2000 59,  1999 67,  1998 75,  1997 78,  1996 75,  1995 82,  1994 91,  1993 87
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