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Gender: M Meaning of Luca: "man from Lucania" Origin of Luca: Italian variation of Luke and Lucas Luca's Popularity in 2015: #157

If there was once a bias against this charming and venerable Italian name for possibly sounding too feminine, consider it gone. Since Luca entered the boys' U.S. popularity list in 2000, it has scooted up more than 300 places to Number 185. Popular throughout Europe as well, Luca is currently Number 25 in the Netherlands and Number 2 in Germany. It's Number 41 on Nameberry.

Colin Firth and his Italian wife chose Luca for one of their sons, as did Hilary Duff, Vincent d'Onofrio, Rebecca Minkoff, and Jacinda Barrett and Gabriel Macht.

Famous People Named Luca

Luca Toni, Italian soccer player
Gianluca "Luca" Caputi, Canadian ice hockey player
Luca Ion Caragiale, Romanian poet
Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, Italian automaker, chairman of Ferrari
Luca della Robbia, Italian sculptor
Luca Napolitano, Italian singer-songwriter
Luca Bartolomeo de Pacioli, Italian mathematician and accounting pioneer
Luca Giuseppe "Luke" Pasqualino, English actor
Luca George Prodan, Italian-Argentine singer of band Sumo
Luca Sbisa, Italian-Swiss ice hockey player
Luca Turilli, Italian musician of band Rhapsody of Fire
William Luca Costa-Marsden, son of actor James Marsden
Luca Shai Bellour, son of designer Rebecca Minkoff
Luca Firth, son of actor Colin Firth
Luca Cruz Comrie, son of actress Hilary Duff and Mike Comrie
Luca Daniel Pino, son of actor Danny Pino
Luca, son of actors Jacinda Barrett & Gabriel Macht
Luca Dotti, son of actress Audrey Hepburn
Luca James Rich, son of John Rich & Joan Bush

Pop Culture References for the name Luca

"Luka," song by Suzanne Vega about child abuse
Luca Brassi, character in movie "The Godfather"
Luca, a character in the Vampire Diaries series
"Luca," song by Brand New
Luca, character in anime "Black Butler"
Luca, city in video games Final Fantasy X and X-2.
Luca Jameson, character on TV's "The Tomorrow People"
Luca, the cat from the video game "No Luca No"
Luca, character in the novel "Heir of Fire" by Sarah J. Maas
Luca Orlem, dateable character from Shall we Date? Wizardess Heart
Luka, character in the novel "Wolf by Wolf" by Ryan Graudin