Luca Meaning and Origin
The name Luca is a unisex name meaning “light” and is of Italian origin. The name Luca is derived from the Latin word lux. In Italian, Luca is derived from the Latin name “Lucas” or “Lucius,” which means “light” or “illumination.” It is also associated with the biblical figure Luke, one of the four Gospel writers. In Romanian, Luca is a variation of the name “Lucian,” which is derived from the Latin word “lux,” meaning “light.” It carries a similar meaning of brightness or illumination. In Hungarian, Luca is a traditional name associated with the feast of Saint Lucy (Luca napja), which is celebrated on December 13th. The name is given to girls born around this time and is not directly related to the meaning of “light.” Luca has gained popularity in various countries in recent years. It has been consistently popular in Italy, where it ranks among the top names for boys. The name has also gained popularity in English-speaking countries, such as the United States and the United Kingdom.
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