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Luke Meaning


What does Luke mean?

The name Luke is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Luke is "from Lucania".

Luke is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Luke.

The Given Name Luke

Luke is a latinized form of the Greek name Loukas and a middle English form of Lucas. Due to the popularity of Saint Luke, a figure in the New Testament, the name has been popular amongst Christians.

Luke falls into the place name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Luke Appling, and Luke Banabakiutu.

Luke Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 29 in baby name popularity for boys with 8,577 occurrences. It ranked 11,014 in baby name popularity for girls with 9 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 30 in baby name popularity for boys with 9,195 occurrences. It ranked 15,163 in baby name popularity for girls with 6 occurrences.

Want to see how Luke sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Luke Name Popularity Page.

Luke Related Names

Luke is a form of Loukas.

The names Ghoukas, Luc, Lucas, Luka, Lukacs, Lukas, Lukasz, Luuk, Luukas are all forms of Luke.

Luke has the diminutive (nickname) Lucky.

Famous Lukes

  • Luke ~ Biblical Character (Luke 1:2)
  • Luke Appling ~ Baseball Player
  • Luke Banabakiutu ~ Saint
  • Luke Belludi ~ Saint
  • Luke Evans ~ Actor
  • Luke Jackson ~ Cool Hand Luke character
  • Luke Kiemon ~ Saint
  • Luke Kirby ~ Saint
  • Luke Loan ~ Saint
  • Luke Mably ~ Actor
  • Luke Perry ~ Actor
  • Luke Skywalker ~ Star Wars character
  • Luke Thaumaturgus ~ Saint
  • Luke Wilson ~ Actor

Luke Numerology

What will your new littleLuke be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Luke Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Luke in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Luke.

Just for fun, see the name Luke in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Luke in Nautical Flags page.