Gender: Male Meaning of Luc: "man from Lucania" Origin of Luc: French variation of Luke

Luc Origin and Meaning

The name Luc is a boy's name of French origin meaning "man from Lucania".

Luc is the sexier Gallic cousin of Luke, and if you want to know the difference between their pronunciations, just watch Kevin Kline's hilarious description in the film French Kiss. Peter Gabriel and Sean Patrick Thomas picked this version for their sons--which would also make a cool middle name.

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priorvh Says:


I knew a boy in kindergarten who had this name, he pronounced it as “lope”

Too-ticky Says:


I laughed so hard at "Means onion in Russian" from pop references section. It actually doesn't. It takes a hard l like in "look" to say onion in Russian, and Luc pronounced as it's supposed to be means hatch in Russian. Still not a reason to ignore this name, I think it's cute.