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Gender: Female Meaning of Lux: "light" Origin of Lux: Latin

The name Lux is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "light". Lux and is often added to lists like Cool Girls' Names - Rare, Unique and Unusual and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

This name of a character played by Kirsten Dunst in the movie Virgin Suicides, originally a novel by Jeffrey Eugenides, is gaining attention, also thanks to the heroine Lux, Lady of Luminosity in the League of Legends games. Luz is the Spanish version.

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Famous People Named Lux

Lux, stage name of Kate Danson, American singer; daughter of actor Ted Danson
Lux Atkin (b. 2011), daughter of British stylist Louise Teasdale
Ruby Luxe Anderson (b. 2010), daughter of cricketer James Anderson
Lux (b. 2011), son of actress Davinia Taylor
Lux Russell Lopez (b.2017), son of reality TV personality Kailyn Lowry and Chris Lopez of "Teen Mom 2"
Lux Interior, stage name of Erick Lee Purkhiser, male vocalist of American punk band The Cramps

Pop Culture References for the name Lux

Lux Cassidy, main character on TV's "Life Unexpected"
Lux Lisbon, main character in Jeffrey Eugenides' "The Virgin Suicides"
Lux Crue, character in "Vitro" by Jessica Khoury
Lux, the Lady of Luminosity, character in video game "League of Legends"
Lux, character on animated series "Tron: Uprising"
Jenny Lux, character in "Eight Girls Taking Pictures" by Whitney Otto
"Lux," book series by Jennifer L. Armentrout, after the planet some of the main characters originate from
Lux Bonteri, male character in the Star Wars series
"The Luxe," book series by Anna Godberson
"400 Lux," song by Lorde