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Gender: M Meaning of Lucas: "man from Lucania" Origin of Lucas: Latin form of Luke Lucas's Popularity in 2014: #19

Lucas is steadily inching up in popularity with parents who want something similar to but more substantial than Luke, to the point where it ranks Number 19, its highest place ever.

Lucas has long been a favorite of TV scriptwriters, from the early black-and-white days of The Rifleman (Chuck Connors as Lucas McCain) to the schoolteacher series Lucas Tanner to the more contemporary One Tree Hill, and the name appears as Lucas Beauchamp in William Faulkner's Intruder in the Dust and Light in August.

Lucas Cranach was an important German Renaissance painter and printmaker; Lucas Samaras is an eccentric Greek-born American contemporary artist. Some will associate the name with director George Lucas.

At the moment Lucas is enjoying a tremendous international success. It is currently the Number 1 name in Sweden and Number 4 in the Netherlands.

Note that Lucas and Luke derive from a different root and have a different meaning than Lucius and Lucian.

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Famous People Named Lucas

Lucas Daniel Till, American actor
Lucas Stephen Grabeel, American actor
Lucas Bolsius, Dutch historian and politician
Lucas Alan Cruikshank, American actor on YouTube's Fred series
Lucas York Black, American actor
Lucas Triana, American dancer on TV's "Dance Moms Miami"
Lucas Pezzini Leiva, Brazilian footballer
Lucas Luhr, German racing driver
George Lucas, American film director and producer
Lucas Puig, French pro skateboarder
Lucas Hartong, Dutch MEP
Lucas Castelli (b. 2006), son of model Isabeli Fontana
Lucas Alexander Conrod (b. 2007), son of editor and TV personality Nina Garcia
Lucas Gorham (b. 2001), son of actor Christopher Gorham
Lucas Arthur Mathison (b. 2003), Son of actor Cameron Mathison
Lucas Manu, son of actor Corky Nemec
Lucas Byron Allen, son of comedian Byron Allen

Pop Culture References for the Name Lucas

Lucas "Luke" Eugene Scott, main character on TV's "One Tree Hill"
Lucas Buck, main character on TV's "American Gothic"
Lucas, main character in video game "MOTHER 3" and character in "Super Smash Bros. Brawl"
Lucas Bly, main character in 1986 film "Lucas"
Lucas Achillae, character in "Crow's Peak" by Sarah Marie Clausen
Lucas "Luke" Stark, character in the Rock Chick series by Kristen Ashley
Lucas North, character on 'Spooks' or 'MI-5'
Lucas Wolenczak, character on TV's "SeaQuest DSV"
Lucas, main character in video games Pokémon Diamond and Pearl
Lucas Delos, one of the main characters in the Starcrossed trilogy by Josephine Angelini
Lucas Fitzgerald, character on Australian soap "Neighbours"
Lucas Hay, character on British soap "Hollyoaks"
Lucas Hellinger, character on TV's "FlashForward"
Lucas Holden, character on Australian soap "Home and Away"
Lucas "Luke" Jackson, main character in film "Cool Hand Luke"
Lucas Johnson, character on British soap "EastEnders"
Lucas Gottesman, character on TV's "Pretty Little Liars"
Lucas Kane, main character in video game "Fahrenheit"
Lucas McCain, character on TV's "The Rifleman"
Lucas Roberts, character on American soap "Days of our Lives"
Lucas Ross, character in "Evernight" by Claudia Gray

Lucas's International Variations

Labhcás (Gaelic) Lukas, Lucais, Loukas, Loucas (Greek) Luciano, Lucho, Luciliano, Lucino, Lucio, Chano (Spanish)

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