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

Luukas - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Luukas
L-U-U-K-A-S, is a 6-letter male given name.
Pronunciation of Luukas
Meaning of Luukas
From lucania.
Origin of Luukas
The name 'Luukas' has its origins in Finland. It is a Finnish variation of the name 'Lucas', which is derived from the Latin name 'Lucius'.
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Popularity of Luukas
In Finland, the name 'Luukas' has been consistently popular over the years. It has been a common choice among Finnish parents for their baby boys. However, it is important to note that the popularity of names can vary from year to year, and trends may change.
Luukas currently has 1 like, and is in the top 14% of liked boy's names. The name Adom is slightly more popular than Luukas.

Etymology of Luukas

The name 'Luukas' is derived from the Latin name 'Lucius', which means 'light' or 'illumination'. 'Lucius' itself has roots in the Latin word 'lux', which also means 'light'.

Cultural Significance of Luukas

In Finnish culture, names hold significance and are often chosen based on their meanings or cultural associations. The name 'Luukas' is seen as a strong and masculine name, and it carries connotations of light and illumination. It symbolizes brightness and positivity.