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Gender: Male Meaning of Lucifer: "light-bearer" Origin of Lucifer: Latin

The name Lucifer is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "light-bearer". Lucifer and is often added to lists like Gothic Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Makeover Name Game - But Not".

From the experts:

Lucifer is the name of the archangel cast into hell -- theologians disagree on whether he and Satan are separate beings -- and as such has long been on the forbidden list for religious parents. Still banned in New Zealand, Lucifer is occasionally used in the contemporary U.S.: Six boys were given the name in the most recent year counted.

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Famous People Named Lucifer

Lucifer aka Satan, Biblical archangel of music cast out of heaven
Lucifer, Biblical Babylonian king
Lucifer, Bishop of Cagliari, Sardinia who opposed Arianism
Lucifer, ring name of Timothy James "Tim" Burke, American pro wrestler

Pop Culture References for the name Lucifer

Lucifer, cat in Disney's "Cinderella"
Lucifer "Luci," character on TV's "Supernatural"
Lucifer, Lucinda's former soul mate in Lauren Kate's Fallen series
Lucifer Bradford, character in the 'Neighbours from Hell' series by R.L. Mathewson (first appearance, Game Plan)
Lucifer Morningstar, titular character in FOX channel's "Lucifer"
"Lucifer," song by Jay-Z, produced by Kanye West
"Lucifer," a song by Korean boy band SHINee
Lucifer (Hanzo), a character from "The Devil is a Part-Timer!" [English Dub made by Funimation]