What does the baby name Lucious mean? Learn about what Lucious means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.

Lucious - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Lucious
L-U-C-I-O-U-S, is a 7-letter male given name.
Pronunciation of Lucious
LOO shus
LOO see us
Origin of Lucious
The name 'Lucious' has Latin origins. It is derived from the Latin word 'lucius', which means 'light' or 'illumination'. The name was commonly used in ancient Rome and was often given to boys as a symbol of brightness and enlightenment.
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Popularity of Lucious
Over the years, the popularity of the name 'Lucious' has experienced fluctuations. In the early 20th century, the name was relatively uncommon, with only a few instances of its usage. However, in recent decades, the name has seen a notable increase in popularity, particularly in English-speaking countries.
Lucious currently has 2 likes, and is in the top 10% of liked boy's names. The name Abayomi is slightly more popular than Lucious.

Etymology of Lucious

The name 'Lucious' is derived from the Latin word 'lucius', which means 'light' or 'illumination'. It is closely related to the Latin word 'lux', which also means 'light'. The name carries connotations of brightness, clarity, and enlightenment.

Cultural Significance of Lucious

The name 'Lucious' does not hold significant cultural significance or specific cultural connotations. However, its Latin origin connects it to the ancient Roman culture, where names were often chosen for their meanings and associations. In ancient Rome, the name 'Lucious' may have been seen as a name that symbolized enlightenment and intellectual prowess.