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Meaning of Lucian

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The name Lucian has the following meaning:

Surrounded by light.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Lucian is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Lucian in the USA, over the past 100 years.
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The name Lucian is pronounced as loo-see-uhn


Lucian originates from the Latin language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Lucian and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Lucian: Boys - Aurelio, Elmo, Fabian, Prince, Sylvan, Taurus, Girls - Arabella, Aurelia, Bella, Dabria, Dalmace, Francesca, Gloria, Harmony, Honora, Lara, Lelia, Livia, Mia, Miah, Nona, Pollie, Renita, Silvia, Veronica, Viola, Both genders - Adria, Julia, Justine, Milan, Rose, Ruby


Popular Variants for the name Lucian: Luca, Lucan (Irish), Lucca, Luce, Luceous, Lucero, Luciano (Italian), Lucianus, Lucien (French), Lucio (Spanish), Lucious, Lucjan, Lukianos, Lukka, Lukyan, Lushus


Common nicknames for the name Lucian are: Lou, Luke


We think the name Lucian should fall under the following style category: Biblical.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Lucian to be: Out-going and quick-witted chap

In one word, you might describe Lucian as a(n) "quick-witted" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Lucian (or its variants) are:

Luca Turilli , born on 5 March , a famous musician. Luca Turilli 's background: An Italian musician (primarily a guitarist) and composer. He is one of the founders of the symphonic power metal band Rhapsody of Fire.

Lucian Michael Freud, born on 8 December, a famous painter. Lucian Michael Freud's background: A British painter. He produced a series of portraits of the performance artist Leigh Bowery, and also painted Henrietta Moraes, a muse to many Soho artists.

Luciano Pavarotti, born on 12 October, a famous musician. Luciano Pavarotti's background: An Italian operatic tenor, who crossed over into popular music and became one of the world's most famous vocal performers.
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