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    Would you like to learn more about the popularity, history and meaning of the name Lucas?

    Popularity of the name Lucas

    According to the Social Security Administration, Lucas was the 8th most popular boy’s name in America in 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021; it was in 11th place in 2017; 14th in 2016; and 16th in 2015! So, this classic name has definitely moved up in the charts over the last several years, holding steady at number 8 for the past four years!

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    Lucas shown on our Baby background with Sage and Gold mats

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    History and meaning of the name Lucas

    Lucas is of Latin origin, from the word “lucere”, and a variant of Lucius, which means “bringer of light; illumination.” It also derives from the ancient Greek name of “Loukás” (Λουκᾶς) , which means “Man from Lucania”, a southern part of Greece which stays bathed in sunlight year-round. Also, the name “Lucas”, with its first letter of “L”, shares the distinction with the letters “J” and “A” as being the most popular first letters of boys’ first names in America!

    The meaning of Lucas is consistent across several languages, countries and cultures, and LindseyBoo Creations strives for accuracy in researching the origins and meanings of names.

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    Lucas shown on our Jungle Kings background with Black and Gold mats

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    Variations we’ve done on the name Lucas

    Luca

    Lucas

    Lucian

    Lucien

    Lucius

    Luka

    Lukas

    Luken

    Famous People named Lucas

    Fra Luca (derivative of Lucas) Paccioli, born in the mid-1440s, was a very famous person named Lucas – Fra Paccioli was an Italian mathematician and is known as the father of our modern accounting system; another famous Lucas was Lucas Cranach the Elder, a famous German Renaissance court painter and engraver in the 1550’s.

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    Lucas shown on our Racing background with Blue and Red mats

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    Your Lucas

    Does your Lucas bring light into your life? I’m positive he does! I love to hear from our customers about how the meanings of names really do match their namesakes!

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    Lucas shown on our Skateboarding background with a Black mat

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    I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing the several different variations of Lucas and art backgrounds and mat combinations shown here in this blog that go so beautifully with this wonderful name! Please remember that any name can be combined with any art background and mat combination of your choice!

    Thank you for reading my blog about Lucas! Have fun perusing our website, looking up the names of your family, friends and loved ones – and in the rare event we don’t have the name you’re looking for, I am happy to write it for you at no extra charge!

    If you enjoy reading about the popularity and meanings of names, check out my in-depth article “What’s in a Name?”

    What’s in a name?

    Here is a short excerpt:

    “We believe all children are gifts to our world, and their beautiful, deeply thought-out names deserve to be memorialized in poetry, meant to not only capture the wonderful feelings the gift giver has for the recipient, but also the wonderful characteristics and attributes of the recipient.


    As King Solomon aptly stated, “A good name is rather to be chosen than riches.”

    Click here to read the full article.

    I’d love to hear from you! Please let me know if my poem for Lucas matches your sweet child, or someone you know.

    If you would like to learn more about how Sharon started writing these beautiful poems, please read Sharon’s story here.

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