Lukas

Lukas - A very unique male name



  Apr 26,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Lukas, meaning man from Lucanus, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1975 on position #1163. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Lukas and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Lukas? 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 Lukas. The baby boy name Lukas was given to 1,523 baby boys in 2012, ranking #230 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,078 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Lukas peaked in popularity 8 years ago in 2010 on position 229.



Famous with this name

Lukas Haas
Paul Lukas
Lukas Wagner


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Lukas is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Lukas is currently topping the baby name charts in Maine at position #87 - and is the least popular in Louisiana at position #435.

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 Lukas is where you live.


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Lukas origin and meaning

Lukas is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means man from Lucanus. To see famous people named Lukas, pop culture references for the name Lukas and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Lukas

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

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

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
2012230
2011250
2010229
2009245
2008244
2007237
2006246
2005263
2004295
2003314
2002318
2001334
2000364
1999362
1998392
1997386
1996387
1995426
1994435
1993457
1992460
1991519
1990564
1989508
1988589
1987688
1986727
1985657
1984816
1983727
1982738
1981662
1980736
1979808
19781027
19771632
19761197
19751163

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Maine87
Vermont127
Wisconsin139
New Hampshire141
Wyoming149
Connecticut151
North Dakota153
Rhode Island160
Michigan162
Kentucky164
Massachusetts189
Ohio189
New Jersey190
Illinois192
Colorado193
Minnesota195
Indiana196
Maryland198
Florida198
District of Columbia199
Missouri201
West Virginia202
New Mexico203
Alaska209
Oregon210
Montana211
New York212
Washington219
Pennsylvania225
Utah227
Kansas229
Tennessee234
Virginia247
Iowa256
Nevada258
Arkansas259
Nebraska259
California271
Alabama274
North Carolina286
Idaho300
Oklahoma306
South Carolina314
Georgia338
Arizona339
Mississippi348
Texas381
Louisiana435

Even more about Lukas


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 Lukas 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 Lukas?

2 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
2010
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Lukas
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 1,078
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1975
2012 births +1,523

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