Meaning of Lucian
and the Origins of this baby name
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.
The name Lucian is pronounced as loo-see-uhn
The following names are baby names related to Lucian and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Lucian: Boys - Aurelio
, Girls - Arabella
, Both genders - Adria
Popular Variants for the name Lucian: Luca
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
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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.