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Gender: Male Origin of Lucan: Irish variation of Luke

The name Lucan is a boy's name of Irish origin. Lucan and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".

From the experts:

Lucan is a rarely heard Irish name, a Luke form with the trendy an ending.

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Famous People Named Lucan

Marcus Annaeus Lucanus (known as Lucan), 1st-century Roman poet
Lucan Gillespie, female fashion model

Pop Culture References for the name Lucan

Sir Lucan, one of King Arthur's Knights of the Round Table
Earl of Lucan, title first held by Irish general Patrick Sarsfield
Lucan, a place in Ireland
Lucan the Woodelf, NPC in the realplay DnD podcast Drunks and Dragons.
Lucanus means 'man from Lucania,' a place in southern Italy

Lukan, Loucan, Luca, Louccan


letmein Says:


I like this name way better than Luke.

ElsaAnne Says:


I'm surprised this isn't more popular, it sounds cool but familar