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Gender: M Meaning of Lucien: "light" Origin of Lucien: French form of Lucian

Sophisticated Gallic version of Lucian, Lucien may appeal to parents attracted to this meaning over that of Lucas and Luke, which have a different root, and also looking for a more unusual choice.

Famous People Named Lucien

Lucien Wolf, British writer
Lucien Laurin, trainer of the Triple Crown Thoroughbred racehorse Secretariat.
Lucien Bonaparte, brother of Napoleon Bonaparte
Lucien Carr, key member of the original New York City circle of the Beat Generation in the 1940s

Pop Culture References for the name Lucien

Lucien Blake, fictional Australian police surgeon/detective
Lucien Dubenko, a surgeon in the TV Series ER.
Lucien, ( known as Ditto) a character in 'The Supernatralists' by Eoin Colfer
Lucien Wilbanks, character in A Time to Kill
Lucien Lachance, an Imperial assassin and Speaker of the Black Hand, the core governing body of the Dark Brotherhood from The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (also known as the Spectral Assassin)
Lucien Castle, character on "The Originals"