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Updated May 24, 2023

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Boy name origins & meanings

  • Latin : Bringer of light
  • Greek : Patron saint of doctors, artists, and creatives
  • English : Bringer of light

What does Lukas mean and stand for?

The name Lukas is the German version of Lucas, meaning "man from Lucanus. It is also of English and Latin origin, meaning "bringer of light."

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How Popular Is The Name Lukas

Family name origins & meanings

  • German, Dutch, Lithuanian, Czech and Slovak (Lukáš), etc. : from the personal name Lukas (see Lucas).

What Does the Name Lukas Mean?

The name Lukas is the German variation of the once popular Lucas. While popular in Germany and Sweden, Lukas has been gaining some momentum in the Uniter States recently.

How Popular is the Name Lukas?

Lukas is the number 227 most popular boys name in the US, according to 2021 Social Security Administration data. It has been fairly stagnant for the last few years after previously bouncing between 300 and 220.

While mostly popular in Germany and Sweden, Lukas has become a quite popular spelling variation of the names Lucas.

However, it is the 3rd most popular name on

Popularity of the Name Lukas in the United States

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Lukas was at its peak popularity in April 2019.

Lukas was searched for most often in the following states:

  1. Kansas
  2. Missouri
  3. Colorado
  4. New Jersey
  5. Illinois

Famous People Named Lukas and Lukas in Pop Culture

As mentioned above, Lukas is popular abroad, with namesakes like actor Lukas Haas, Danish singer Lukas Forchhammer, and German footballer Lukas Podolski. However, many American celebrities seem to enjoy the name for their sons, most notably chosen by Willie Nelson and Kenny Loggins.

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