Meaning and Origin of: Luke

Boy name origins & meanings

  • French : Light; laidback
  • Latin : Bringer of light
  • Greek : Patron saint of doctors, artists, and creatives
  • English : Bringer of light

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : from a derivative of Lucas. This was (and is) the common vernacular form of the name, being the one by which the author of the fourth Gospel is known in English.
  • English : habitational name for someone from Liège in Belgium (Dutch Luik).
  • North German (Lüke) : from a short form of Lüdeke; Luedecke.

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