Luc

Luc - A very unique male name



  Aug 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Luc, meaning man from Lucania, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1984 on position #1659. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Luc and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Luc? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Luc. The baby boy name Luc was given to 43 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1718 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 38,164 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Luc peaked in popularity 17 years ago in 2002 on position 979.



Famous with this name

Luc Besson
Luc Benoit
Jeremy Luc


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Luc is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Luc is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #1,114 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,471.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Luc is where you live.


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Luc origin and meaning

Luc is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means man from Lucania. To see famous people named Luc, pop culture references for the name Luc and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Luc

We've found the following names that sound similar to Luc, sorted by popularity.

Louis / Luis / Luke / Lucas / Lewis / Lukas / Luca / Lucius / Lacy / Lucio /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121718
20111504
20101495
20091677
20081194
20071388
20061229
20051100
20041136
2003990
2002979
20011001
20001172
19991275
19981223
19971156
19961211
19951340
19941880
19931365
19921990
19912513
19902334
19893250
19881925
19862170
19841659

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California1114
Michigan1121
New York1181
Florida1739
Texas2471

Even more about Luc


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Luc a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Luc?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2002
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Luc
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 38,164
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1984
2012 births +43

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