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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 2016: #151

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’ names U.S. popularity list in 2000, it has scooted up nearly 500 places to Number 151. Popular throughout Europe as well, Luca is currently Number 25 in the Netherlands and Number 10 in Germany.

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 Lanotte, Italian ice dancer
Luca Turilli, Italian musician of band Rhapsody of Fire
Luca Zidane, French footballer; son of footballer Zinedine Zidane
Luca Dotti, son of actress Audrey Hepburn
Luca Firth (b. 1990), son of actor Colin Firth
Luca Palomo (b. 2000), son of actors Eduardo Palomo and Carina Ricco
Luca Dinsdale (b. 2005), son of actors Reece Dinsdale and Zara Turner
Luca Daniel Pino (b. 2006), son of actor Danny Pino
Luca Jones (b. 2006), late son of footballer Brad Jones
Luca D'Onofrio (b. 2008), son of American actor Vincent D'Onofrio
Luca Celico Leite (b. 2008), son of Caroline Celico and footballer Kaká
Luca Drexler (b. 2009), son of composer Jorge Drexler and actress Leonor Watling
Luca Simone (b. 2009), son of dancer and TV personality Vincent Simone
Luca Shai Bellour (b. 2011), son of designer Rebecca Minkoff
Luca Bradley (b. 2012), son of soccer player Michael Bradley
Luca Cruz Comrie (b. 2012), son of actress Hilary Duff and ice hockey player Mike Comrie
Luca DeLaGarza (b. 2013), late son of footballer A.J. DeLaGarza
Luca James Rich (b. 2014), son of singer John Rich & Joan Bush
Luca Macht (b. 2014), son of actors Jacinda Barrett & Gabriel Macht
Luca Sexton (b. 2014), son of rugby union player Johnny Sexton
London Luca Ridge (b. 2010), son of singer Carly Binding of TrueBliss and rugby league player Matthew Ridge
William Luca Costa-Marsden (b. 2013), son of actor James Marsden

Pop Culture References for the name Luca

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